Jordan, Tunisia discuss cooperation in health sector

Minister of Health, Nazir Obeidat, and Tunisian Ambassador, Khaled al-Suhaili, on Wednesday discussed bilateral cooperation in the health domain.


During the meeting, Obeidat underlined the importance of bilateral ties, and the need to develop and utilize them to support the health sector and exchange medical expertise.


The Tunisian envoy lauded the Jordanian government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the importance of making use of such response, including the use of health computing systems to monitor patients and schedule treatment times.


Al-Suhaili called for renewing a memoranda of understanding in the health field to benefit both countries, adding that Jordan is a leading example in the field of training and pharmaceutical industries, as well as competency in medical specialties.


Obeidat highlighted the ‘true partnership’ between the two countries in the health sector, underlining the importance of developing a protocol to regulate and pinpoint areas of understanding and cooperation related to exporting and importing medicine and registration procedures, in addition to utilizing natural resources in the medical tourism sector in both countries.


Source: Jordan News Agency