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Abdullah Al-Muabarak registered as Kuwait's 9th healthy city
April 18, 2017, 10:33 am
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Abdullah Al-Mubarak neighborhood has been registered as a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Healthy City Network, the second in Al-Farwaniyah Governorate and the 9th in Kuwait. Head of the Healthy Cities Office at the Ministry of Health Dr. Amal Al-Yahya made the announcement to KUNA on the sidelines of the signing ceremony of the registration agreement.

The network is a world initiative launched by the WHO and was adopted by Kuwait as a project of sustainable development, Al-Yahya said, noting that they are hard at work seeking to develop all Kuwaiti areas into healthy cities in line with the world's criteria. These criteria are environmental, health, educational, economic and social ones, in addition to the preparedness for emergencies and the provision of resources and cadres as well as promoting voluntary work, she noted.

On his part, the national coordinator for the Healthy Cities Network initiative at the ministry, Dr. Ahmad Al-Shatti, said there is a strong desire in all Kuwaiti areas to fulfil the requirements to join the initiative.

Al-Farwaniyah Governor Sheikh Faisal Al-Humoud Al-Malek Al-Sabah emphasized the "limitless" support by the Governorate to the efforts to include more Kuwaiti areas in the healthy network. Sheikh Faisal added that it is a source of pride that Abdullah Al-Mubarak neighborhood was registered in the WHO Regional Healthy City Network.

Source: KUNA

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