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GCC Health officials prepare for ministers'' conf. in Kuwait
November 25, 2013, 9:38 am
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Members of the executive bodies of GCC Health Ministers have held their 79th meeting in Riyadh on Sunday, and discussed preparations for the 76th GCC health ministers' meeting, scheduled in Kuwait next January.

Participants also discussed a number of topics on their agenda, including the fight against non-communicable diseases "non-infectious," alternative medicine, and mental health, Director General of the Executive Board of GCC Health Ministers Tawfiq Khoja said in a statement.

During the three-day meeting, participants also discussed issues regarding the development of health systems, finance and health services, and health topics, including a request by Saudi Arabia to assign a day for patient rights.

The board meeting also coincided with the opening of Saudi Health Minister Abdullah Al-Rubaie of the Second Gulf Conference for Complementary Medicine.

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