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MOPH Launches National Agendas for Researches on Diabetes

  • Audience : Individuals
  • Source : Al Raya Newspaper, The Peninsula
  • Topic : Health
  • Date : Feb 16, 2020

Under the patronage of Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) and its partners organized Diabetes Leadership Forum 2020. The Forum was in the presence of HE the Minister of Public Health, Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, a number of their excellencies ministers and an elite of senior experts, academicians and healthcare providers from around the globe.

A number of top officials in the healthcare sector and their partners from Qatar and a number of regional countries also participated in the Forum. The Forum, which was organized for the second time, reviewed the progress that has been made over the past four years, after launching the National Diabetes Strategy in the State of Qatar (2016-2020) and the strategy plan of action within the upcoming two years.   

The Forum also witnessed launching the national agendas for researches on diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors, which have been recently added to the Strategy. This also includes focusing on the importance of systematic approach in diabetes' researches, since it constitutes the cornerstone for addressing the burdens of diabetes in the upcoming decades.   

HE the Minister of Public Health, Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, stated that the Forum that brings together excellent experiences from around the globe contributes to sharing experiences and enhancing capabilities to address diabetes, which constitutes a major health challenge.

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