Dubai: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has conducted a meeting of the UAE’s National Committee for the Promotion of Mental Health at its Dubai headquarters.
The meeting discussed what the Ministry and related authorities are doing to enhance and broaden mental health services, making sure they’re high-quality and can be maintained in the long run.
The committee talked about setting up a central database and communication strategy. They also discussed promoting awareness of the National Policy for Mental Health and specifying the main aspects and audience for the communication plan.
“Mental health for all members of society is a top priority and concern of our wise government, as shown by its efforts to establish strategies and support programs that contribute to building a balanced, healthy society,” stated Dr. Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand the Assistant Undersecretary for the Public Health Sector and President of the National Committee for the Promotion of Mental Health.
Dr. Al Rand describes the vital role the committee plays in coordination, following up on the implementation of the initiatives of the National Policy for the Promotion of Mental Health, and solidifying the multi-sector cooperation of stakeholders, noting that these initiatives reflect a sustainable health model and contribute to building a leading global health ecosystem.
Dr. Lubna Al Shaali, Director of the Ministry’s Public Health Policy Department, highlighted the committee’s efforts to achieve the goals of national policy via various mechanisms and initiatives aimed at providing the highest levels of health services to Emirati society.