Minister of Health, Dr Ahmed Al-Awadi and US delegation pose for a group photo. - KUNA
Minister of Health, Dr Ahmed Al-Awadi and US delegation pose for a group photo. - KUNA

Health Minister and US delegation discuss ties

KUWAIT: The Minister of Health, Dr Ahmad Al-Awadi, discussed ways of joint cooperation and exchange of experiences with the National Children’s Hospital Foundation in Washington, DC, USA, as part of an effort to strengthen partnerships with international hospitals, universities, and medical centers.

The Ministry said in a press release that Minister Al-Awadi discussed, during his reception of the American delegation, aspects of cooperation in the field of health education and the necessary arrangements to prepare a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the training of medical staff, nursing staff, pharmacists, and technicians.

This cooperation comes within the framework of keenness to strengthen global partnerships and implement the Ministry’s strategy by providing the best standards of health quality exchange experiences with international institutions and benefiting from successful experiences to support professional practices in the interests of patients.

The American delegation visited the National Bank of Kuwait children’s hospital to learn about the health services provided and its capabilities, and also visited the Thoracic Diseases Hospital to learn about the services provided in the field of pediatric cardiac surgery. The visiting American delegation included the foundation’s president, Diana Marshall, vice president David Wessel, and executive director Soraya Angioli. — KUNA

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