Minister of Health Fahd Bin Abdurrahman Al-Jalajil affirmed the Kingdom's ongoing support for the World Health Organization (WHO) programs to achieve the concept of health for all.
He said that this comes as a continuation of the Kingdom's generous support for the organization's efforts to combat the coronavirus
pandemic and for the Kingdom's practical efforts at the national, regional, and international levels in various health issues, such as comprehensive health coverage, digital health, patient safety, and antimicrobial resistance.
In a speech, the minister of health conveyed the greetings of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammad Bin Salman to the WHO on the occasion of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization.
The minister added that Saudi Arabia has been an active member of the organization since 1948 and a vital partner in achieving its global health agenda, which includes pandemic prevention and response, leading to an increase in human life expectancy and the eradication of widespread diseases.
He further said that despite all the achievements made over the past seventy-five years, the world still needs more integrated efforts to support the organization in achieving its goals to protect and promote public health.