Qatar Participates in 5th Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety in Switzerland​​

The State of Qatar is participating in the 5th Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety, which will be held in Montreux, Switzerland, from February 23 to 24, 2023

Qatar Participates in 5th Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety in Switzerland​​

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The Ministry of Health reported that the delegation of the State of Qatar to the Summit is headed by H.E Minister of Public Health Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari. 

The 5th Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety will be held under the theme "Less Harm, Better Care – from Decision to Implementation", it reviews several important topics, most notably experiences gained from global action on patient safety and the implementation of patient safety measures.
Experts and specialists will also discuss a number of important  topics on patient safety in the sessions and workshops accompanying the summit, including developing capacities and capabilities to improve patient safety, eliminating avoidable harm in healthcare, implementing the Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global patient safety agenda, and national action plans for antimicrobial resistance: Progress, practices, challenges, and regulatory and systems science perspectives to enhance patient safety, and scale up successful interventions in low- and middle-income settings.
Patient safety is a persistent global public health issue that is relevant to all health systems around the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the "adverse events" caused by lack of patient safety are among the ten most common leading causes of death and disability in the world, a large proportion of which can be prevented.

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