Majlis panel hosts OMA, WHO specialists

MUSCAT: Majlis Ash’shura’s Health and Environmental Committee on Wednesday held its 4th regular meeting of the 2nd annual sitting (2016-2017) of the 8th term, (2015-2019) under the chairmanship of Ali bin Khalfan al Qutaiti, Head of the committee. The meeting hosted a delegation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and specialists from the Oman Medical Association (OMA) to seek their views and comments within the context of the Committee’s study of the draft law of the patient’s rights and safety. The meeting listened to the remarks and opinions of the guests about the importance of the law which preserves the rights of patients, and upgrades the level of the health services in general, stressing at the same time that the safety of patients is an important part of the health system. — ONA