The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), and the Ministry of Labour signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to exchange data and statistics in the field of occupational safety and health, to ensure occupational safety and reduce injuries and deaths at work.

Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Minister of Public Health, and Dr. Ali bin Samikh Al Marri, Minister of Labor signed the MoU. The MoU aims to enhance joint cooperation and unify the database between the two ministries in the field of occupational safety and health, work to reduce work injuries and deaths in the country, and establish a general strategy aimed at developing a legal framework related to occupational health and safety in the State of Qatar, in accordance with what is stated in the National Health Strategy 2018 – 2022.

The MoU between the Ministries comes within the framework of their keenness to develop a unified and integrated national statistical information system regarding the exchange of data and statistics related to occupational health and safety, for the public benefit of the state, and in support of joint efforts in the National Health Strategy 2018-2022, under which the two ministries, in partnership, undertake the protection of occupational health and safety.

 

Source: Government of Qatar

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