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Kuwait keeps up with global developments to combat AIDS
December 27, 2015, 5:20 pm

The Health ministry is keen to follow up on the World Health Organization (WHO) scientific developments on policies preventing and combating AIDS, said Dr. Hind Al-Shomar, Head of the Office of AIDS, Statistics and Information in the Ministry of Health, and Head of the Permanent National Committee to Fight AIDS.

Dr. Al-Shomar said, during a press conference at the end of the national AIDS campaign marking the World AIDS Day, that a modern strategy for AIDS will be discussed during WHO Executive Board meeting in Geneva in mid-January. The strategy will be presented to the WHO General Assembly, to be held next May in Geneva, she added.

Dr. Al-Shomar pointed out that the new strategy for the prevention and response to AIDS 2016-2021 is one of the new global sustainable development goals to protect public health. 

Source: KUNA

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