His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today issued Edict (28) of 2022, restructuring the National Committee to Combat Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases.
Chaired by the Minister of Health, the National Committee to Combat Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases shall be comprised of the following members:
1- Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health at the Ministry of Health.
2- Director of the Public Health Directorate at the Ministry of Health.
3- Director of the Health Promotion Directorate at the Ministry of Health.
4- Director of the Testing and Metrology Directorate at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism.
5- Director of the Animal Wealth Directorate at the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning.
6- Director of the Youth Empowerment Directorate at the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs
7- Director of the Communication and Environmental Awareness Directorate at the Supreme Council for Environment
8- Director of the Community Partnership Directorate at the Ministry of Education.
9- Director of the Television Directorate at the Ministry of Information Affairs.
10- President of the Psychiatric Hospital.
11- Head of the Medical Services at Primary Health Care Centres.
12- Head of the Cardiology Department at Government Hospitals.
13- Consultant and Head of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the Mohammed Bin Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Specialist Cardiac Centre.
14- Senior Family Medicine Consultant at the BDF Hospital.
15- Consultant of Endocrinology and Diabetes at King Hamad University Hospital.
16- A member of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
17- President of the Bahrain Cancer Society.
18- President of the Bahrain Anti-Smoking Society.
19- Vice-President of the Bahrain Diabetes Society.
Members of the committee shall serve for a three-year term.
Ministers, each in their capacity, shall implement the provisions of this edict, which takes effect upon its publication in the Official Gazette.