Minister of Public Health HE Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari has affirmed Qatar’s keenness to support international efforts in Sudan.

“Qatar is keen to support international efforts, including those of WHO, and all that would alleviate the suffering of civilians, and provide a rapid response to the growing humanitarian relief in Sudan, including needs in the health field,” Dr Al Kuwari said.

She said this while participating in a virtual ministerial session on the humanitarian situation in the Republic of Sudan. The meeting was organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, on Tuesday.

Dr Hanan Al Kuwari chaired Qatar’s delegation.

During the session, options for mobilizing support from all over the region for the Sudanese people were discussed, while the latest developments were reviewed, as well as WHO’s response to the crisis to mitigate the effects of this crisis on civilians.