Kuwait Health Min.: Investment in citizens’ health reflects prime target

Kuwaiti Minister of Health Dr. Ahmad Al-Awadhi said on Saturday that investment in citizens’ health is a prime target for everyone to reach by means of offering highly efficient health care based on sound scientific fundamentals.

The minister made the remark in a keynote speech addressing the 7th Kuwait Dental Administration Conference and Exhibition (KDAC), held under the theme: “Dentistry … Where Science Meets Art”.

He said that the ministry would attach much attention to the discussions and outcomes of the conference, which comes in the context of the government’s program designed to revamp the country’s health system.

The minister voiced hope that the dental event would fulfill relevant aspired goals, reflecting the ministry’s deep keenness, sincere willingness and fervent efforts to harness all potential to attain multiple medical values in the domains of research and knowledge and to revamp health services.

For his part, the ministry’s assistant undersecretary for dental affairs and conference chairman, Dr. Meshal Al-Kanderi, said dental achievements have been developed over the past years thanks to attention to the human element of medical cadres.

The official boasted that several dental care clinics have been launched nationwide as part of the ministry’s efforts to develop health services in the country.

The 7th Kuwait Dental Administration Conference and Exhibition (KDAC) is designed to target the business and educational needs of dental professionals, with more than 50 international and regional speakers offering keynotes, symposia, lectures and hands-on workshop on a broad spectrum of dentistry.

A grand exhibition welcomes international and regional brands in dentistry displaying the latest technologies and products by a huge number of exhibiting companies.

The event mainly aims to improve both oral and dental health through public education as well as continuing education of dentists, nurses, dental technicians, and allied health professionals in order to raise the standard health care delivery, safe and effective disease prevention measures for overall improvement of oral health in the country.

With the vision for advancing the oral health care in the country, KDAC puts together a platform for world-class professionals to share their expertise and knowledge through lectures and workshops in various multidisciplinary topics.

Source: Kuwait News Agency