Ministry of Health and Prevention Organizes Workshop on Implementation of National Strategy for Non-communicable Diseases

Ministry of Health and Prevention Organizes Workshop on Implementation of National Strategy for Non-communicable Diseases
15 December 2016 -
  • Ministry of Health and Prevention Organizes Workshop on Implementation of National Strategy for Non-communicable Diseases
    Ministry of Health and Prevention Organizes Workshop on Implementation of National Strategy for Non-communicable Diseases  Ministry of Health and Prevention Organizes Workshop on Implementation of National Strategy for Non-communicable Diseases

UAE, December 15, 2016 - The Ministry of Health and Avoidance organized a workshop on the nationwide implementation of the National Strategy for non-communicable diseases at the Sharjah Training and Development Center. The workshop was gone to by Dr. Hussein Abdel-Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry's Health and Avoidance Assistant Sector - Health Centers and Clinics; World Health Organization representatives concentrating on main healthcare and tertiary care; the Dubai Health Authority's non-communicable illness group; the Abu Dhabi Health Authority; in addition to reps from the Ministry of Education, scholastic establishments, the National Media Council, and the Friends of Cancer Patients.

The workshop focused on determining the main sources of chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and vascular condition, diabetes, cancer as well as breathing illness that could be creating these conditions. It likewise reviewed the method being implemented to provide individuals at high risk of these diseases with relevant medical info that will certainly aid them take on an exercise regular and a balanced diet plan to stop the beginning of the diseases.

Dr. Hussein Al Rand said: "This workshop was organized in collaboration with the World Health Company according to the initiatives of the Ministry along with its partners in the UAE to apply the National Strategy to combat non-communicable conditions over the next 5 years (2017 - 2021). It reflects the Ministry's commitment to promote healthy and balanced way of life options in the UAE in line with the National Program for UAE Vision 2021 which aims to use a health system based on the highest international standards."

Dr. Hussein Al Rand also included: "The National Strategy to combat non-communicable conditions is based upon four major pillars: leadership and governance; prevention via the reduction of risk elements; and monitoring; and, lastly, analysis and research and development to further understand the origin of these illness in order improve the top quality of health care."

Dr. Buthaina Abdullah bin Balila, President of the Non-Communicable Diseases Department, highlighted the major topics taken on by the workshop which concentrated on the frequency of the discussed diseases and their associated risk elements. Individuals were also upgraded on the nationwide program for observing the development and event of these condition and guaranteeing the collection of appropriate analytical data for evaluation in order to much better understand key health indications. On top of that, they reviewed precautionary medical policies and potential cures complying with the experienced input of several regional and international experts. These tasks aim to make sure the production of a guidebook that will address the top priorities of the National Schedule, which was developed in action to the World Health Company's objective of reducing the rate of deaths related to these illness to 25 per cent by 2025.