KUWAIT: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and Yarmouk Health City signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the field of scientific studies and researches. The memorandum aims to contribute to enhancing the status of Yarmouk Health Zone as a health city approved by the World Health Organization.
In a press statement, Director General of KISR Dr Samira Omar said that the health city of Yarmouk was chosen by the organization as the first health city in Kuwait because of its commitment to the application of international standards adopted. Meanwhile, Mayor of Yarmouk Abdulaziz Al-Mishari said that this agreement confirms the strong relationship between Yarmouk area and the institute, and enhances cooperation in scientific fields to better serve the citizens.
The agreement comes within the framework of exchanging expertise and information, exchanging labor with scientific and technical competence, studying the projects offered by Yarmouk city and expressing opinions regarding the required standards in addition to holding workshops in the area. On March 17, 2019, Yarmouk was announced as the fist healthy city in Kuwait to be recognized by World Health Organization (WHO), due to compliance with relevant standards. – KUNA