The World Health Organization declares Manama as a “Health City 2021”

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Manama a “Health City 2021”, the first capital city in the Middle East to have received such an honour, adding a new international achievement to the Kingdom’s rich record of accomplishments.

The declaration was made during a virtual ceremony held by the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.

Health Minister, Faeqa bint Said Al-Saleh, Capital Governor, Shaikh Hesham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, and a number of Bahraini officials participated in the online ceremony.

The minister pointed out that Manama’s advanced health services and programmes have contributed to its adoption as the “Health City 2021”.