SANA'A, Feb. 05 (Saba) – Minister of Public Health and Population Dr. Mohammed bin Hafeedh met here on Sunday with Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission in Yemen, Alexandre Faite.
The meeting discussed the cooperation areas between the Health Ministry and ICRC and and the possibility of extending the support provided by the Committee to include emergency, ambulance and medicines of chronic diseases, especially cancer, kidney and diabetes.
The two sides reviewed the worsening humanitarian and health situation in the province of Hodeidah and Mokha city in Taiz province and its neighboring areas because of the continuing Saudi aggression.
Dr. bin Hafeedh urged the ICRC to expedite supplying the ministry with ambulances and to fulfill its obligation to provide kidney and diabetes medicines and its support for kidney dialysis centers in a number of provinces.
He confirmed that the ministry will work to facilitate the work and activities of the ICRC in the country in order to do its humanitarian duties.
For her part, Faite affirmed that the ICRC mission would continue to support Yemen and provide health services for beneficiaries and needy especially in light of the situation experienced by the country.