Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh said that the Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Award for Outstanding Bahraini Doctors in the medical and treatment research reflects the support and care the medical staff in Bahrain receives in the prosperous reign of HM the King.
The Chairman noted the allocation by HRH the Premier of $200,000 as an award and celebration of the Bahraini Doctors Day in November.
He pointed the award in its two categories will contribute to innovation and creativity in therapeutic, clinical and medical research and to the development of medical research to improve the quality of health services.
The Chairman pointed out that Bahraini doctors are a source of pride to the society thanks to their great efforts and sacrifices made for their country, particularly in such times when the world is suffering from the Coronavirus pandemic.
He also stressed that the Bahraini Doctors Day will boost more motivation for the medical staff to exert greater efforts to improve the health sector in the Kingdom.