Yemen, Russia discuss supporting health sector

Yemen News Agency SABA
Yemen, Russia discuss supporting health sector
[17/ November/2016]

SANA’A, Nov. 17 (Saba) – Director of the Presidential Office Mohammed Abdul-Qadir Al-Junaid discussed on Thursday with the acting ambassador of Russia to Yemen Andrea Chirnovel means to support the health sector in Yemen.

The meeting reviewed the disastrous humanitarian situation in Yemen due to the Saudi-led aggression, specially situation of the health sector which is in the loom of entire collapse because of direct airstrikes against health facilities and the imposed siege on Yemen.

The two officials also discussed reliable means to reinforce roles of the humanitarian organizations and the international community to provide the necessary requirements such as medicines and medical supplies.

The meeting affirmed the importance of coordinating efforts between the Ministry of Public Health & Population and international organizations working in the humanitarian field in Yemen to organize their medical assistance for Yemen.