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Bahrain Health Strategy

Ministry of Health; Bahrain Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Bahrain 31 December 2002 Policy document community, health service, strategy

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The purpose of this document is to describe the Bahrain Health Strategy and provide a
framework for action for the period 2002-2010. It will guide the developmental processes and growth of health services and serve as the basis for all future decision making. The Bahrain Health Strategy helps to communicate the Ministry of Health’s vision, mission, and long-term strategic goals to various stakeholders and other interested parties. In general, it satisfies a number of objectives:

To support the strategic initiative of the Government of Bahrain to maintain its position as
an international center for finance and commerce and strengthen the standards of social
and health provision;

To promote Bahrain as a center for the provision of certain tertiary health services for the
population of other Gulf countries;

To develop the confidence of the community in the services provided by the Ministry of
Health by emphasizing the commitment to become patient and family centered through
the strengthening and improvement of its services;

To inform staff, the community, other health care providers and partners of the strategic
goals that the Ministry of Health wishes to develop and achieve.
In particular, it

Provides a framework for action in relation to key issues influencing the performance of
the health system.Identifies key priority areas and develops aims, actions and activities to ensure the highest outputs in relation to those areas.

Provides a context within which the Ministry of Health will operate emphasizing values
such as more multidisciplinary working, value for money and decentralization

Create more opportunities for community involvement and partnership working


Bahrain Health Strategy
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