Arabic health manuals in foreign languages

ABU DHABI — The Primary Health Care (PHC) Section at the Ministry of Health (MoH) has, for the first time, translated some Arabic manuals on health education into four foreign languages for the benefit of local expatriate population. The manuals have been translated into English, Hindi, Urdu and Chinese, said Dr Mariam Mattar, Assistant Under-Secretary of the MoH.

By Nada S. Mussallam

Published: Fri 6 Jul 2007, 9:38 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:00 AM

She said the translation was conducted in cooperation with the respective embassies of the countries concerned and their consulates. “This is the first experience for the MoH that aims to increase health care awareness among different nationalities residing in the country,” said Mattar.

She said the MoH will continue its efforts to widen the scope of cooperation with various local and international health institutions that cater for primary health care.

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