Oman Wins 3 Global Health Awards From The World Health Organization

Oman Wins 3 Global Health Awards From The World Health Organization

Medical professionals from the Sultanate of Oman were honored with prestigious health awards at the seventy-seventh meeting of the World Health Organization in Geneva. These awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to research and healthcare in various medical fields, benefiting the community.

The Sultanate of Oman made history by being the first country in the Eastern Mediterranean region to receive three awards simultaneously from the World Health Organization.

During the awards ceremony, Dr. Hilal Ali Al Sabti, Minister of Health, was in attendance. Badr bin Saif Al Rawahi, Director of the Disease Control Department at the Ministry of Health, was presented with the Dr. Lee Jong-wook Memorial Award for Public Health by the World Health Organization.

Dr. Ahmed bin Hamad Al-Wahaibi, Senior Consultant in Family and Community Medicine at the Ministry of Health, was honored with the "His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Award" for his research in elderly healthcare and health promotion.

Additionally, Dr. Jamila bint Tayseer Al Abri, Director of the Department of Women and Children’s Health at the Ministry of Health, received the Ihsan Daghramji Award for Family Health from the World Health Organization.

The awards ceremony, held in Geneva, was graced by the presence of Dr. Hilal bin Ali Al-Sabti, Minister of Health, and Dr. Ahmed bin Salem Al-Mandhari, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Health Planning and Organization.

These accolades serve as a representation of loyalty, appreciation, and gratitude towards the global community's tireless endeavors in attaining holistic progress aligned with values, customs, professionalism, humanitarian commitments, and health-related objectives. These efforts are aimed at accomplishing the seventeen global goals for sustainable development.


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