المجلس الأعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

A meeting to discuss humanitarian interventions in the health sector.

A meeting held today in Sana’a, in the presence of Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, the Minister of Health, Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakil, the Director of OCHA Sajid Muhammad Sajjad, and the representative of the WHO, Adham Ismail,to discuss the health situation, the deterioration of the humanitarian situation and the proposed solutions and treatments.

The meeting, which was attended by the head of International Cooperation Department in SCMCHA, Ali Al-Kahlani, touched on the problems caused by the deteriorating health situation and the gap between the size of the need and the ability to cover that need.

In the meeting, Al-Hamali pointed out the importance of coordination with SCMCHA to overcome problems to find appropriate solutions to the health situation as well as take measures to provide the needs of hospitals, especially the emergency hospital in Hajjah Governorate.

He stressed the importance of expanding the activities of WHO and its interventions to meet the provision of services in hospitals and health facilities, especially the emergency hospital in Hajjah Governorate to alleviate the suffering of citizens in light of the humanitarian crisis caused by the aggression and siege.

The Secretary-General confirmed the importance of emergency response to face any emergency, and attention to supporting the health sector and providing it with medical devices and supplies, pointing out the importance of coordination with the Council to address the obstacles that may face the work of the organization.

In turn, the Minister of Health appreciated the efforts of WHO in supporting the health sector, stressing that these efforts and health interventions must continue to contribute to the provision of services in hospitals and health facilities.

For his part, the Director of OCHA appreciated the SCMCHA’s role in coordinating and facilitating the work of humanitarian organizations operating in Yemen, stressing interest in everything that was discussed, and working to solve all problems in coordination with SCMCHA.

In turn, the representative of WHO appreciated the positive efforts of SCMCHA in order to find solutions and facilitate the work of organizations.

The meeting was attended by the directors of the UN and international organizations department of SCMCHA, Turki Jamil, and the director of Monitoring and Evaluation department, Mohammed Al-Razzaa.

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