On November 8, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko within the framework of the official visit to the State of Kuwait met with Minister of Health of Kuwait Basel Hamoud Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
"Cooperation in the field of health care is one of the most promising directions of cooperation between our countries which requires enhancing high level contacts. Collaboration between the medical centers of our countries, in particular concluding contracts for the treatment of citizens of Kuwait in Ukraine, as well as the opening of branches of Ukrainian centers in Kuwait, certainly meets the interests of both states, " the Vice Prime Minister stressed during the meeting.
The parties discussed the possibility of cooperation between the Ministry of Health of Kuwait and Ukrainian medical institutions, in particular, the issue of medical treatment of citizens of Kuwait at Ukrainian medical centers and the opening of branch offices of Ukrainian leading medical institutions in Kuwait.
The Vice Prime Minister also initiated the conclusion of an agreement on cooperation in health sphere between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of Kuwait. "Launching a contractual and legal framework is very important for intensifying cooperation in the field of health care. The said document can be signed already in the near future," he emphasized.
Pavlo Rozenko thanked the Government of Kuwait for providing financial assistance for the development of the International Clinic of Rehabilitation under the leadership of Prof. Volodymyr Kozyavkin in 2017 and for donating medical equipment to the Heart Institute of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine in 2018.
Moreover, Pavlo Rozenko invited Minister of Health of Kuwait Basel Hamoud Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to visit Ukraine in order to continue discussions on all topical issues of cooperation, as well as to familiarize with the activities of the leading scientific and medical centers of Ukraine.