A coordination workshop between SCMCHA, the Ministry of Health and WHO
A coordination workshop was held today in Sanaa between SCMCHA , the Ministry of Public Health and the World Health Organization, to discuss the organization’s interventions and coordination efforts to come up with a joint working mechanism that facilitates the progress of humanitarian work in the field of providing health services.
The Secretary General of SCMCH Ibrahim Al-Hamli, at the opening of the workshop,in the presence of the Assistant Secretary-General of SCMCHA, Mohamed Fares, stressed the importance of discussing and organizing existing coordination efforts and coming up with a joint working mechanism that contributes to the success of the objectives of humanitarian work and facilitates the process of providing services in accordance with the plans and priorities of the actual need raised from the relevant concerned authorities.
Al Hamli pointed out the importance of full coordination with SCMCHA, which is considered the only way responsible for dealing with all international and local organizations working in the humanitarian field.
He explained the importance of understanding the role of SCMCHA process to succeed and facilitate the course of humanitarian interventions in the health field and all humanitarian aspects in a way that serves the beneficiaries in accordance with the plans submitted by the concerned authorities according to the priorities of need.
For his part, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Muhammad Al-Mansour, confirmed the importance of joint and effective coordination through SCMCHA, between the ministries, concerned authorities and humanitarian organizations working in Yemen to achieve common humanitarian objectives.
He stated that one of the objectives of the workshop is to come upwith a vision and a joint coordination mechanism to advance health work and provide services according to the actual need raised within the plans of the concerned official authorities.
For his part, the Resident Representative of WHO, Dr. Arturo Pescan, appreciated the positive role played by SCMCHA in the process of coordinating and facilitating the work of humanitarian organizations in Yemen, stressing the importance of discussing and working to establish a joint working mechanism that guarantees the quality of work and facilitates the provision of services in the health and humanitarian field in a manner general.
The two-day workshop, which is held in the presence of heads of departments, general directors and branches of SCMCHA, and representatives of the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization, will discuss multiple topics aimed at coming up with a joint working mechanism that regulates the workflow and ensures the facilitation of the course of work in humanitarian work in the health field.
The participants stressed their keenness to make the workshop’s objectives a success, come up with a joint working mechanism, and put forward a number of recommendations that address obstacles and problems in order to achieve progress and advance humanitarian work in the field of various health services.