Sinopharm vaccine approved for all children aged 3 to 11

The National Medical Taskforce for Combatting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) announced that following approval by the Vaccination Committee, all children aged 3 to 11 will be eligible to receive two doses of the Sinopharm vaccine, starting Wednesday, 27 October 2021.   The Taskforce noted that the decision was taken following a thorough review of all medical […]

Minister honours national health committees

Health Minister, Faeqa bint Said Al-Saleh, has commended the achievements attained by the national health committees thanks to their constant cooperation with the relevant entities at ministries, in addition to civil society organisations, noting that they are keen to continue launching national initiatives aimed at protecting the health and safety of the citizens and residents, […]

Bahraini Farmers Market resumes in December amid health precautions

BUDAIYA: The Bahraini Farmers Market returns in its ninth edition in the Budaiya Botanical Garden in December following a one-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The annual event is organized by the Agriculture and Marine Resources (AMR) at the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning in partnership with the National Initiative […]

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister thanked by the GCC Secretary General and Health Ministers

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today received a cable of thanks from the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, HE Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, and Their Excellencies the GCC Ministers of Health.   In the cable, HE Al-Hajraf and Their Excellencies the GCC […]

HRH the Deputy King receives Their Excellencies the GCC Ministers of Health

The Deputy King, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, today received Their Excellencies the GCC Ministers of Health participating in the 7th meeting of the GCC Ministers of Health Committee and the 84th GCC Health Ministers General Conference, hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain, at Riffa Palace.   His Royal Highness welcomed […]