2002 News Story

Health minister opens symposium on health awareness

Minister of Health Dr. Osama Shobokshi opened in Riyadh today a symposium on health awareness organized by the King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) in cooperation with the ministerial council of health ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Dr. Shobokshi commented that health awareness helps correct wrong concepts about lifestyles and nutritional behavior. Among the papers presented at the symposium will be one by Middle East Regional Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Hussein Al-Jaza'eri.