YEMEN Press Agency

Ministry of Health: Saudi-led coalition caused a lot of health program to stop

SANAA, March .31 (YPA) – Deputy Minister of the ministry health and primary health care, Dr. Abdulsalam al-Madani said that the negative impacts on health sector have have led to the collapse of the health system, outbreak of numerous epidemics, rise the numbers of deaths and increase malnutrition cases in Yemen.

According to Dr. al-Madani, 22 million people are in need of humanitarian aid and 18 million are in need of food aid.

He pointed out that 50 per cent of health facilities are not fully functioning due to the non-payment of salaries and the absence of operating expenses.