Bahrain’s bold commitment to healthcare for all is ray of hope amid global coronavirus gloom | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

SourceThe Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
SectorHealthcare
CountryBahrain

Amid the celebrations of World Health Day, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said, "it is vital for all governments to invest in strengthening their health services and to remove the barriers that prevent so many people from using them, so more people have the chance to live healthy lives.” Highlighting the significance of strengthening health services, the organization issued five calls for action: Accelerate equitable access to COVID-19 technologies between and within countries; Invest in primary health care; Prioritize health and social protection; Build safe, healthy, and inclusive neighborhoods; and Strengthen data and health information systems. Bahrain is one of the few countries where such calls have already been heeded and applied well before WHO issued them ...read more...