The Ministry of Health held a meeting with a delegation from the King Salman Center, an organization from Saudi Arabia, with whom it seeks support for strengthening the public health system.
The Minister of Health, Francisco Alabi, led this high-level meeting in which the general supervisor of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Assistance, Abdullah Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah, and the ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Mexico participated, concurrent to El Salvador, Haytham Al Malki, with whom he addressed opportunities for the exchange of experiences, which translate into the strengthening of the Salvadoran health system.
“We are achieving more ties of friendship and strengthening for the health sector, we know that for years there have been many deficiencies, but what good news about all this international cooperation to be able to encourage the development of the health system and to be able to accompany the well-being of the population Salvadoran,” said Minister Alabi.
With the arrival of this delegation, health authorities see the possibilities for cooperation between both countries in the fields of humanitarian and medical work; since Saudi Arabia has one of the best health systems internationally, with a solid base of primary care and other levels.
With this meeting, efforts have been coordinated to determine the areas of medicine that El Salvador needs more support, such as cardiovascular, urological, transplant surgeries, among others.
Regarding this issue, Alabi highlighted that there will soon be an exchange of experiences with specialists from Saudi Arabia. “We are going to learn from their experience to be able to continue with firm steps the development and transformation of the health system, which thanks to President Bukele’s vision has been addressed,” she emphasized.