Muscat, The workshop on Innovative Leadership in

Health Field, Muscat, 2019, was inaugurated today. The workshop is

organized by the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) in partnership with

Harvard University and with the participation of the Ministry of Health,

Armed Forces Medical Services, Oman Medical Specialty Board and

Sultan Qaboos University Hospital.

The opening ceremony was patronized by Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin

Harib al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defense Affairs, at al Shafaq

Club of the Sultan’s Armed Forces.

A presentation by Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed al Saeedi, Minister of

Health was given in the opening session during which, he stressed that

this workshop is the first in this field. He focused on the importance of

making and preparing medical leaders.

For his part, Professor Des Gorman of the University of Auckland,

New Zealand and academic advisor of the workshop spoke about the

impact of modernity, technology and innovation on the health system

and the challenges and difficulties facing health systems.

60 consultant doctors and administrative mangers from various

government health institutions, military and civilian participate in the

workshop, which will run till Wednesday.

The workshop aims at enhancing the abilities and skills of health

leaders and motivating them to overcome the emergency or the

contemporary crisis, thinking in ways that are more flexible, creative

and innovative to perform their functions in this field.

The opening ceremony was attended by Mohammed bin Nasser

al-Rasbi, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Defense, commanders of

SAF and military and security apparatus, a number of SAF and ROP

senior officers, and a number of specialists in the medical field.

Source: Oman News Agency