SCC’s HALSAC, SHA discuss provision of treatment services

During its work of the 4th regular session of the 10th legislative term, the Health Affairs, Labour and Social Affairs Committee (HALSAC) of Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) visited the Sharjah Health Authority (SHA) in its new headquarters in Sharjah, discussing various aspects of health care and the provision of different treatment services.

The committee was attended by His Excellency Obaid Muhammad Al-Adhab, His Excellency Daghesh Rashid Al-Ketbi, Her Excellency Moza Matar Dalmuk, and Her Excellency Asira Butti Al-Qaidi, in addition to the presence of Saif bin Al-Ketbi, the secretary, and the media expert Islam Al-Shewy.

His Excellency Dr. Abdulaziz bin Butti Al Muhairi, Member of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Sharjah, Chairman of the Sharjah Health Authority, and Amal Ahmed Al Qatari, Director of the Health Insurance Department at the Authority attended the meeting.

His Excellency Dr. Abdulaziz bin Butti Al Muhairi welcomed the delegation and briefed them on the Authority’s commencement of its work after the Emiri Decree No. 12 of 2010 AD , being issude by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. He has further stressed that the establishment of the Authority reflects the interest of His Highness in ensuring a decent life for all the citizens, especially in the development of health care services, contributing in enhancing the Authority’s goals, contributing in the development march of the Emirate of Sharjah.

The members of the Council suggested a number of proposals, reflecting the opinions of a large segment of the citizens of the Emirate of Sharjah, regarding the various services provided by the Sharjah Health Authority, lauding the efforts of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah in ensuring the quality of health care in the emirate, ensuring the development and progress.

In turn, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Butti Al Muhairi and Amal Ahmed Al Qatari gave an explanation about the health insurance policy in the Emirate of Sharjah and the services provided by the University of Sharjah Hospital for the Elderly, shedding light on the Authority’s keenness to attract specialised investments in the health sector, according to the highest international standards.

After the meeting, the male and female members visited the clinics and health centers at the headquarters of the Sharjah Health Authority and learned about the treatment services provided.

Source: Sharjah24