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