Course on Health Sector Reform in Taiz [Archives:2004/759/Local News]

August 29 2004

The Ministry of Public Health and Population, represented by the Health Sector Reform Program, held from July 24th -27th, at the Republican Hospital Taiz, a workshop on the first of a series of short-termed courses on introducing the EU-supported Health Sector Reform Program.
The program was attended by some 30 representatives from health institutions and local councils in Taiz city and Shamaitain and Haifan districts, said Dr-Abdul-Karim
Mashhoor, assistant director of the program.
The course aimed at acquainting the participants with the Health Sector Reform Program, its goals, reasons for adopting it, and phases of implementation. The course also seeks to introduce the elements of the program especially the establishment of decentralized health departments, which the program supports adopting in targeted districts.
The program is advocated by Minister of Public Health and Population Dr. Mohammed Yahya Al-Naimi, and Taiz Governor Judge Ahmed Abdullah Al-Hajri.
The opening of the course was attended by Mohammed Al-Haj, Secretary General of Taiz Local Council, Deputy Governor, and Dr. Abdul-Nasser Al-Kabab, Director of Taiz Health Office.
Lectures were given by Dr. Ali bin Buraik, Dr. Abdul-Jabar Ali, and Dr. Mahmoud Al-Ariqi.
Similar courses will be conducted in Taiz, Saioon, Lahj, and Baidha'a.