The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it will honour the Premier for his visionary leadership that has made Bahrain’s health services a role model for other countries.
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He will be honoured at a ceremony at the UN Palace in Geneva on Monday in the presence of heads of states and governments as well as health ministers from the WHO’s 194 member states.
HRH Prince Khalifa was chosen by the WHO for the honour after a careful follow-up of the progress of the health sector in Bahrain, which deserves to be a role model for other countries of the world, stated Dr Gibressus in his invitation.
The honour reflects the WHO’s recognition of the role that the Premier has played in activating WHO’s efforts aimed at achieving its objectives, missions and functions, including providing leadership on issues critical to health;
establishing partnerships that require joint action and norm-setting, promotion and monitoring of their implementation; building sustainable institutional capacity, monitoring health status and assessing health trends, it added.
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