Muscat: Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Saidi, Minister of Health visited recently a number of educational and health institutions in Washington D.C, as part of his participation in the ACCESS 8th Arab Health Summit in the United States of America (USA).
The visit included Cleveland Medical Centre and The George Washington University. The Minister of Health met his American counterpart and touched on several issues including the health security and cooperation, the International Health Regulations (IHR), the impact of conflicts in the Middle East in the health situation, coordination and cooperation between the Sultanate and the USA on the patient safety and antimicrobial resistance, as well as epidemiological surveillance.
Dr. Al Saidi has also met with some Omani students studying at the Cleveland Medical Center along with a number of senior officials in the health education sector. He also visited the Cleveland Clinic and discussed topics on creating opportunities to train the Omanis and exchange experiences and visits.
During the visit, Dr. Al Saidi was accompanied by Hunaina bint Sultan Al Mughairy, Ambassador of the Sultanate to the USA.