SCH Chairman inaugurates Multiple Sclerosis Centre in Muharraq

Lieutenant General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH), inaugurated the National Bank of Bahrain Multiple Sclerosis Centre in Muharraq Governorate. The center is part of the Government Hospitals network.

Dr. Jaleela bint Al-Sayed Jawad Hassan, the Minister of Health, and Dr. Maryam Athbi Al Jalahma, the CEO of the Government Hospitals, were present.

Lt. Gen. Dr. Shaikh Mohammed commended the unwavering support for Bahrain’s health sector by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa with the follow-up of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister.

He added that the new center is aligned with the objectives of the National Health Plan (2016-2025), and that it was another addition to steps taken to fulfill the requirements of citizens in all disciplines.

Lt. Gen. Dr. Shaikh Mohammed said the center, a public-private partnership project, reflected the commitment of companies to social responsibility and promoting its role in development. He commended National Bank of Bahrain’s generous support in financing the centre’s establishment and equipment, that comply with top medical and engineering standards.

Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulaziz Al Khalifa, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Governmental Hospitals, welcomed the inauguration of the multiple sclerosis centre. He commneded the Ministry of Works for supporting Government Hospitals in implementing strategic programmes.

Shaikh Hisham said the centre’s facilities included outpatient clinics, MRI and therapy departments, treatment rooms, research center, lecture hall, and administrative offices.

On her part, Dr. Maryam Al Jalahma praised the support received by the multiple sclerosis centre project and other health sector infrastructure initiatives.

She highlighted the centre’s comprehensive services for multiple sclerosis patients, including diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventive care, delivered by a team of qualified professionals from various medical and health specialties.

She noted the oversight from the SCH, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Works, and the Board of Trustees of Government Hospitals for the project.

She expressed thanks to the National Bank of Bahrain’s support in financing the project. She said the bank was a key partner in developing healthcare services for citizens and residents, noting that the collaboration with NBB was a demonstration of community partnership values.


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