Govt keen to update health, therapeutic services: SHC Prez
Bahrain puts prime priority in updating its health and therapeutic services according to the best international standards, said the President of the Supreme Health Council. The government, Lt-General Dr Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said, considers this as crucial for “enhancing human development indicators and upgrading the levels of comprehensive and sustainable development.”
Lt-General Dr Shaikh Mohammed was inaugurating the first Bahrain Emergency Medicine Conference (BEMC 2019) as directed by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. The conference, which began on Wednesday and concludes today at the Gulf Hotel Convention Center, is organised by Bahrain Medical Society (BMS) and Bahrain Association of Emergency Medicine (BAEM) The event aims at encouraging Arab and regional cooperation in the field of emergency medicine, primarily in the areas of Pre-hospital, Trauma, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Paediatric Emergency, Critical Care, Emergency Research, Emergency Nursing and other areas related to the field of emergency medicine.
Studies, according to BEMC, have proven that the presence of trained Emergency Medicine staff in the emergency departments is of great benefit to the sick and injured patient population and the survival rate increases, morbidity and mortality decreases. Dr Shaikh Mohammed conveyed the greetings of HRH Prince Khalifa to the organisers and the participants, wishing them success in achieving the goals and objectives of the conference.