UAE, and Bangladesh Confer on Strengthen Cooperation in Health Sector

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Friday said it has a plan to work with the Bangladesh Health Ministry in enhancing cooperation in the health sector, including pharmaceutical manufacturing and medical licensing.

Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, MoHAP undersecretary and chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Health Services (EHS) received a high-ranking delegation from Bangladesh, led by Zahid Malik, Bangladesh State Minister for Health and Family Welfare, where they discussed ways of boosting and promoting bilateral cooperation, Gulf News reported.

During the talks, both sides conferred on bilateral cooperation in health sectors and also discussed avenues to further improve mutual cooperation in all health areas in order to serve the nations of the two countries in a fruitful way.

“UAE and Bangladesh share deep-rooted relations,” Al Olama told Zahid Malik, stressing on the importance of pushing bilateral cooperation in areas of health education, pharmaceuticals, health professional licensing and private health facilities in order to serve the mutual interests of both the countries.

Al Olama also briefed the delegation about UAE’s achievements in the field of digital health services, and on how it is promoting innovation and leveraging advanced technologies to support the future of healthcare.

In his part, Zahid Malik appreciated the government of UAE for its help to improve the efficiency of Bangladesh’s health sector.   

Zahid Malik called the meeting with UAE’s health officials important for further deepening bilateral health relations and cooperation between the two countries.

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