KUWAIT, – Kuwait’s Assistant Undersecretary of the Health Ministry, Dr. Majida Al-Qattan, has affirmed the significant achievements of the Kuwaiti health sector, in empowering women.
Al-Qattan made her remarks in a press statement, Monday, after meeting with Kamala Chandrakirana, Vice-President of UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women, and her accompanying delegation.
She also reiterated the ministry’s keenness on introducing programmes and projects, that support women health, in a way that reflects positively on the health of the whole society.
The meeting reviewed Kuwait’s achievements in backing and empowering women in the health field, laws and regulations that support women health, and health services provided to women by the country, she said, adding that, all indications and data on women health in Kuwait, prove the significance of the Kuwaiti health system.
Meanwhile, the UN visiting team praised Kuwait’s efforts, in enhancing women’s health, in accordance with the recommendations of the UN and international organisations, to strengthen the principles of social justice and equality in society, Al-Qattan noted.-
Source: Nam News Network