HE Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Minister of Public Health, observed the opening of the Together we Create a Difference seminar recently organized by the ministry, during which prominent initiatives from Qatar's 2017-2022 Public Health Strategy were presented.

The seminar was attended by all the health sector stakeholders and entities involved in the implementation of the health initiatives within Qatar, including Hamad Medical Corporation, the Primary Health Care Corporation, Medical Services in the Ministry of Interior, Qatar Armed Forces and Qatar Petroleum, as well as firms from the private health sector.

Dr. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani, Director of the Public Health Department, at the Ministry of Public Health, stated that strengthening Qatar's governance, laws, regulations, performance management and health indicators is essential in order to succeed within the framework of public health services and functions. He added: Qatar ranked as the 13th best health system in the world, according to the Legatum Prosperity Index (LPI) published in 2017, and we strive to be amongst the top 10 countries in the world within the next few years.

He also mentioned that achieving the goals of the National Health Strategy and the objectives of Qatar's public health strategy would lead to a healthier lifestyle and enhance the well-being for all at different stages of life.

Source: Government of Qatar