Primary Healthcare Centres and RCSI-Bahrain join hands for training, research | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Primary Healthcare Centres and RCSI-Bahrain join hands for training, research

TDT | Manama           

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The Healthcare sector in the Kingdom received a major boost yesterday, with the Primary Healthcare Centres and the Royal College of Surgeons in the Ireland-Medical University of Bahrain signing a cooperation agreement to support healthcare services. The deal calls for the Primary Healthcare Centres to open their facilities to medical faculty professors for education, training and scientific research. RCSI-Bahrain will provide support services, including laboratories, libraries and diagnostic and therapeutic services for primary healthcare centres. Health Minister Dr Jaleela bint Al-Sayyid Jawad Hasan stressed efforts to consolidate public health services and build more partnerships with educational institutions.

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Primary Healthcare Centres Acting Chief Executive Officer Dr Lulwa Rashid Showeiter said the agreement would bolster cooperation with RCSI-Bahrain, a pioneering academic institution in the Arabian Gulf Region. She praised RCSI-Bahrain’s efforts to support the staff working in the primary healthcare sector, stressing her commitment to enhancing the standard of services. RCSI-Bahrain President Professor Sameer Otoom stressed strong partnership with the primary healthcare centres to achieve common goals, support services and keep abreast of future medical studies and clinical research.