Arab News, Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 | Sha'ban 27, 1444
MoH committed to updating healthcare system and protocols
The Ministry of Health has confirmed its commitment to the continuous
development of the health system and updating health care policies and protocols
in line with the latest global developments. This came in a speech delivered by
the assistant undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for foreign Health
Services Affairs Dr Yacoub Tamar, during the opening of the first vascular
surgery conference on behalf of the Minister of Health Dr Ahmed Al-Awadi.
He described the conference as an addition to the
system of scientific conferences that the Ministry of Health is keen to
establish. He explained that the themes of the conference express the conscious
vision of the organizing committees, which highlights the most important
novelties and developments in the field of vascular specialization in addition
to taking advantage of technologies Modern methods in the field of diagnosis,
treatment, follow-up and making the right medical decisions.
He said that the conference will contribute
effectively to the exchange of various experiences, benefit from various medical
experiences and build bridges of scientific knowledge between a distinguished
doctors and lecturers from inside Kuwait, Arab countries and various other
countries of the world. He pointed out that the goal is to identify the latest
achievements of modern science in the field of diagnosis, treatment and
prevention of vascular diseases.
This will helps in developing and updating
programs and strategies aimed at ensuring the development of the health services
system in Kuwait. The consultant of blood vessels at Jaber Hospital and the
chairman of the conference Dr Hisham Rashid said in his speech that the holding
of the first conference at Jaber Hospital confirms the success of the department
in developing medical services by attracting experts and consultants from
different countries of the world to exchange ideas on the latest findings in the
field of technologies and methods of treatment.
He added that the participants will discuss
various scientific issues in the specialty of blood vessels from the first
arterial connections for dialysis to the arterial connections in the diabetic
foot, aorta and carotid artery – pointing out that the Ministry of Health has
recently witnessed a wide demand in the field of recruitment of consultants to
make changes in the field of health services and development.
Dr Rashid pointed out that Jaber Hospital has a
team with the highest competencies as well as the possession of the latest
devices, advanced medical and technological equipment. Meanwhile, the head of
the surgery department at Jaber Hospital Dr Sulaiman Al-Mazidi said in his
speech that the conference brings together all vascular units in Kuwait to
discuss the latest issues and topics, especially with the increasing prevalence
of some diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
Al-Mazidi explained that the conference aims to
develop and improve the quality of medical services in Kuwait, especially with
the increasing number of cases undergoing treatment abroad, stressing that the
conference aims to develop the competence of specialized doctors and the rest of
the medical cadres through access to the latest technologies, scientific
research and discoveries in this field to prevent diseases.
He pointed out that the conference focused on a
number of axes related to modern trends and the latest developments in the field
of vascular surgery, including scientific research, studies, awareness programs
and guidelines in the new sciences in diabetic foot, carotid artery stenting and
others. Dr Al-Mazidi pointed to the importance of cooperation between all
surgical doctors in various specialties to ensure the quality of health care
provided to patients and to develop the health system in the country.