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Ministry of Health conducts annual non-communicable diseases forum

Ministry of Health conducts annual non-communicable illnesses forum

The annual forum was held in the presence of Dr Saeed Hareb al Lamki, director common of Primary Health Care and Dr Sulaiman Nasser al Mahrezi, director of NCD-MoH, stated a press release.

The forum gathered directors of DGPHC, directors of Nursing and Pharmacy, heads of NCD departments and wellness education departments, as nicely as a quantity of nutritionists of the Directorates General of Health Services of the governorates.

The occasion came with the objectives of presenting the indicators of distinct NCD manage connected programmes, in addition to reviewing the workflow of NCD clinics at major care institutions and techniques of upgrading the offered solutions for individuals.

During the forum, emphasis was created on the necessity of conducting instruction workshops for physicians functioning in the field of NCDs manage and prevention, taking into consideration the burden these illnesses imposed on folks, households, and the neighborhood.

Moreover, the forum displayed the status of NCDs at major wellness establishments and the annual illnesses statistics report that showed an improve in numbers of diabetes and hypertension instances.

Approximately 7,000 diabetes instances are becoming recorded annually, whereas about 90,000 individuals have been registered in the Ministry of Health records alone.

Furthermore, statistics show that in 2016 nearly 20,000 instances have been examined through verify and reassure programme (above 40 screenings) and the numbers have elevated substantially due to the efforts of the nursing employees in governorates.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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