YEMEN Press Agency

WHO’s interventions in health aspect in Hodeidah discussed

HODEIDAH, June 2 (YPA) – A meeting held on Monday in Hodeidah under the chairmanship of the province first undersecretary, Mohammad Quhaim, discussed the World Health Organization (WHO) interventions in the health aspect in the province.

In the meeting, Quhaim stressed the need to pay attention to the humanitarian situation in the province and alleviate the suffering of citizens.

He hailed efforts of the WHO’s office and the organizations operating in the province for their role in helping the various sectors, including the health sector, which has received significant support despite the continued aggression and siege.

WHO has contributed to equipping of 12 surgical medical teams in a number of districts in the province, according to director of the public heath office in the province, Dr. Abdulrahman Jar Allah.

For his part, director of WHO office in the province, Dr. Ahmed al-Sofi, confirmed that it is a priority for the organization to support the humanitarian aspect and alleviate the suffering of citizens.

Al-Sofi underlined the importance of enhancing cooperation between the local authority and the organizations during the coming period to ensure access of the organizations’ services to the targeted areas.