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MoH signs pacts with OMIFCO to finance health projects

6 Dec 2023 MoH inks 3 agreements to provide funding for health projects

Muscat – The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Wednesday entered into a set of strategic agreements with Oman India Fertilizer Company (OMIFCO) to fund significant health projects in Muscat, North Sharqiyah, and South Batinah governorates.

The Directorate General of Health Services and OMIFCO signed four agreements to upgrade health services in those three governorates. 

The first agreement confirms financing of the construction and equipping of the radiology department at Al Awabi Health Centre in South Batinah governorate. 

Dr Yusef Muhammed al Farsi, Director General of Health Services in South Batinah, signed the agreement in the presence of dignitaries including Shiekh Tariq al Kharousi, Majlis A’Shura representative of Al Awabi, and Shiekh Humood al Marshood, Wali of Al Awabi. 

The second agreement commits to fund devices for mental health treatment and rehabilitation at Al Masarrah Hospital in Muscat. Badr al Muqaimi, representing Muscat Health, signed the pact.

Further strengthening health services in North Sharqiyah, the third and the fourth agreements were signed by Dr Ahmed al Saidi, Director General of North Sharqiyah Health. Following these agreements, medical devices and equipment for Sinaw Hospital and Al Qabil Health Centre will get sufficient funds.

Eng Khalid al Fana, Director of Sustainability and Corporate Communications at OMIFCO, signed in these agreements, reflecting his organisation’s commitment to support Oman’s healthcare sector.

These collaboration underscores a significant push towards improving healthcare services in Oman, directly benefiting residents across the sultanate. 

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