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PM directs all government agencies to complete strategic projects before 2022-end

  • Nov 11, 2020
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Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani has directed all governmental bodies to complete all the strategic projects before the end of 2022.
The PM said the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA) will support the bodies technically in implementing these projects.
Chairing the Cabinet meeting the on Wednesday, the PM said the strategic plans of governmental bodies should include the following:
* A project for the description, classification and arrangement of job positions for each entity
* A project for documenting work procedures in each entity
A project for preparing job curriculum for each entity.
The Cabinet also affirmed the continuation of precautionary measures taken to combat the coronavirus pandemic after it listened to the explanation provided by HE Minister of Public Health on the latest developments to contain the coronavirus.
Then HE Minister of Public Health presented the ministry's strategic plan before the Cabinet.
The minister said the main goal of the ministry's strategy is to improve the health of people living in Qatar, meet the needs of the current and future generations through a comprehensive healthcare system that leads to better health, care, and value for everyone.
The ministry's intermediate goals are:
Healthy children and teenagers
Enhancing and expanding protection to improve oral and dental health for children
Accrediting Child-friendly hospital from the World Health Organization and UNICEF
Improving all epidemiologic data and monitoring health indicators
Establish a national health framework for school health
Placing a comprehensive national model for providing Pediatrics' services.

Healthy women for a healthy pregnancy

Improving all epidemiologic data and monitoring health indicators, including death rates of mothers and the main diseases leading to it
Design and implement a model for maternity care services
Design and implement an effective governance mechanism for artificial insemination
Implementing Midwifery services
Limiting the number of cesarean births and the health complications they lead to.

Healthy and safe workers:
Establish an information and data management system for occupational injuries, evaluate the health conditions of all workers, and perform occupational health services
Place and implement a national policy for vocational health and safety in all sectors
Establish effective programs for health at the work place, that seek to enhance physical and mental health while limiting workplace hazards
Improving the knowledge management methodology, and following the best practice in the field of occupational health for clinical workforce
Placing a plan to provide healthcare services that meet the special demands of labor and artisanal workers

Mental health and wellness
Improve epidemiologic data on mental health
Raise public awareness on mental health and reduce stigma associated with mental illness
Provide integrated mental health services
Strengthen mental health services provided to inpatients.
Develop new services that meet the needs of prison inmates suffering from psychological conditions
Application of Mental Health Law. 
Improved health for people suffering from multiple chronic diseases

Understand the epidemiology of multiple chronic conditions and create a record of them
Empower people with multiple chronic conditions with the knowledge and skills to help them care for themselves
Promote continuity and coordination of care
Apply clinical guidelines that help standardize high-quality healthcare
Identify and treat factors that lead to hospital readmission for people with multiple chronic conditions
Enhanced health and well-being for people with disabilities and special needs
Promote data collection of internationally comparable persons with disabilities
Remove barriers and improve access to health services and programmes
Strengthen and expand rehabilitation services, assistive technology, support services and community rehabilitation

Healthy aging
Conduct surveys to understand diseases affecting the elderly population
Promote health awareness
Provide services and programmes that promote active healthy aging and improve mobility of the elderly
Provide integrated health care for the elderly through the health system, including community services and long-term care
Develop coordinated and integrated home care services at the national level
Monitor and meet the needs of people with cognitive disabilities
An integrated system to provide high quality health care and services
Establish primary care services as the gateway to the first and continuous entry into the health system to adequately meet most healthcare needs by adopting a family medicine model
Establish and strengthen integrated care programs at all levels of the health system
Efficiency and effectiveness of the health system through providing integrated care
A high-value integrated care system in line with the principles of responsible care
Enhanced health and prevention of diseases

Collect data by conducting national and international surveys in priority health areas
Health awareness and education programs for priority health areas
Enhanced health protection

Implementing the national emergency preparedness and response plan and developing a comprehensive methodology for its management and speed of response
Strengthening the combat against transmissible diseases in order to protect health
Implementing a national action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance
Improving the monitoring and regulation of environmental health risks
Promoting and coordinating policies and legislation of food safety
Developing a national drug security system.
Integrated health in all policies
Awareness of the healthy cities approach in the State of Qatar and its implementation based on the standards and requirements of the World Health Organization (WHO)
Establishing a policy and developing the necessary skills to carry out inter-sector health impact assessment based on needs
Promoting and implementing health in all policies as a common approach between state sectors in areas of priority
Creating, strengthening and implementing strong legal frameworks to protect, promote and support healthy nutrition
Effective system of governance and leadership

Enhancing quality of care and patient safety
Strengthening the health workforce planning, education, training and licensing system, as well as designing and implementing recruitment and retention programmes
Promoting and supporting the private sector to invest in the provision of healthcare services
Establishing a national knowledge platform supported by a national data storage infrastructure, managed by the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), with the aim of enhancing data accuracy and exchange
Establishing a proactive mechanism to improve active information system, and adopting new digital health solutions to improve health outcomes and service provision
Strengthening framework to support the provision of high-quality health services.

The Cabinet the approved the draft decision of the board of directors of the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities (RACA) to establish sections in the administrative units that the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities consists of and to define their functions.
The Cabinet then reviewed the proposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to amend some provisions of Law no.1 of 1980, regarding the regulation of foreign missions' ownership of real estate in Qatar, and took the appropriate decision in this regard.
The Cabinet also reviewed the proposal of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment to amend some provisions of Resolution no.15 of 2011, on establishing a Climate Change and Clean Development Committee and its terms of reference, and took the appropriate decision in its regard.