Rashidiya meeting discusses “the right to health”

The Regional Human Rights Committee in the Draa-Tafilalet region organized a regional meeting that is part of the activation of the regional meetings organized by the National Human Rights Council during the month of October, on the occasion of the issuance of its thematic report on “the real right to health… challenges, challenges and access to promotion”.

The aforementioned report, which was discussed in the presence of a group of experts and stakeholders in the health sector, including doctors, nurses, media professionals, elected officials, civil society and human rights activists and union representatives, presents (presents) the imbalances and difficulties in accessing the right to health, and suggests possible approaches to overcome them.

This meeting aims, according to the Regional Human Rights Committee, to present the thematic report of the National Human Rights Council on “The Validity of the Right to Health”, through which it seeks to present a perception of the obstacles to access of citizens to the right to health, and suggest approaches to address them, not based on texts The legal framework that guarantees the right to health not only, but mainly through the search for obstacles associated with the implicit determinants of the right to health, especially economic, social, cultural and environmental barriers.

This meeting, which was chaired by Fátima Arash, President of the Regional Human Rights Committee in the Draa-Tafilalet region, in the presence of the regional director of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection in the Draa-Tafilalet region, and experts, rights defenders, doctors and administrators, aims to address ways to download the recommendations of the aforementioned report in the Draa-Tafilalet region in the aspect related to the management of Human Resources in the health sector.

Speaking to Hespress, Fátima Arach said that, on Tuesday, the regional committee coordinated with the regional directorate of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection to study the results of the thematic report issued by the National Human Rights Council on “the right to health in Morocco”.

The same official explained that the meeting was attended by a large number of officials, experts and interested parties, during which the thematic report of the National Human Rights Council was presented, adding that the report presented by the National Council made more than 100 recommendations to improve effective access to the right to health, highlighting that the recommendations are distributed between what is of a legislative nature, and related to the governance of the health sector, with recommendations related to strengthening the preventive approach.

For his part, Khaled Al-Salmi, Regional Director of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection in Daraa Tafilalet, said that this meeting is part of a series of meetings held this year, according to the alliance between the Regional Committee for Human Rights and the health sector, through which a series of important activities were outlined.

The regional official of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection presented, in statements to Hespress, a set of health projects that will see the light of day in the region to better enhance access to health services (projects in a video), highlighting that the ministry is making a great effort to develop and improve the health sector, and take it to advanced stages of development.

The regional meeting of the Regional Human Rights Committee in the Draa-Tafilalet region defined a set of interventions that, as a whole, indicate the need to pay attention and attention to the health sector in the Draa-Tafilalet region in particular, and Morocco in general, and provide sufficient human resources to facilitate citizens’ access to these social services in the best conditions.