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7/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

President Al-Mashat discusses with the Minister of Health the difficulties facing the health sector

 [14/ July/ 2021]

President Mahdi Al-Mashat, Chairman of the Supreme Political Council, met today with the Minister of Public Health and Population, Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakel.

During the meeting, they discussed the suffering of the health sector in Yemen as a result of the continuation of the US-Saudi blockade, the cessation of external support and the lack of oil derivatives due to America's detention of fuel ships, and the catastrophic effects of this on hospitals and health centers.

The meeting touched on the difficulties facing hospitals and health facilities due to the lack of medicines and medical supplies, as a result of the US blockade, and the efforts made to secure the drug stock.

President Al-Mashat directed attention to medical education and the development of the capabilities of health cadres to meet the needs of health facilities from qualified cadres in various specialties.

He stressed the need for continuous evaluation of the performance of hospitals, health centers and medical staff and the quality of their work.