SCH Chairman marks Bahraini Doctor’s Day

Manama, Lieutenant General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH), attended a celebration of Bahraini Doctor’s Day, which falls on the first Wednesday of every November.

The SCH Chairman expressed appreciation for the support of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the continuous follow-up from His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, for efforts that contribute to developing the health services system in the Kingdom.

Dr. Jaleela bint Al Sayyed Jawad Hasan, Minister of Health, and senior health officials attended the celebration.

Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah praised the efforts of Bahraini doctors and all health professionals in the public and private sectors, lauding their prominent role in supporting the comprehensive development process.

He stressed the keenness to develop the health system and boost its quality and efficiency through qualified national competencies, noting the importance of training and employment opportunities that align with the Kingdom’s sustainable development goals.

Dr. Shaikh Mohammed said the health sector in Bahrain has demonstrated high standards, especially during the Coronavirus pandemic, noting the remarkable efforts to protect society and ensure everyone’s safety.

The SCH Chairman praised the multi-sectoral national partnership in strengthening the health system.

He also shed light on the latest developments in projects and initiatives aimed at developing the health sector, particularly health insurance, facility development, and enhancing the quality of services.

Source: Bahrain News Agency