Al-Ahliyya Amman University organised a forum on women’s health entitled “Women’s Mental Health and its Repercussions on the Family and Society” in partnership with the Doha International Family Institute
The Doha International Family Institute, a member of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, participated in a session held by the Qatar Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs under the title “Strategy of the Social Protection Sector in the State of Qatar: Promotion and Protection of the Family” at the United Nations Headquarters in New York last week 12 February 2019.
DIFI participated with a presentation entitled “Public-Private Partnerships in Family Policy: The Model of the State of Qatar” presented by Dr. Sharifa Al Emadi, Executive Director of DIFI. The presentation discussed the scope of DIFI’s work in supporting family policies at the national, international and regional levels by promoting scientific evidence-based policies in the State of Qatar through the recognition of national perspectives and needs, the production of knowledge and scientific evidence, advocacy efforts and the involvement of stakeholders.
The presentation also included examples of DIFI National projects that supports national policies and some of the scientific evidence projects produced by the DIFI at the national level based on family needs for the development of relevant policies and programs. It also highlighted DIFI ‘s role in achieving the National Development Strategy 2018-2022 in terms of preparation, implementation and future expectations.
Dr. Al-Emadi concluded the presentation by pointing out that the Qatari experience is a model for effective partnership between the public and civil sectors to develop public policies in various fields. She emphasized that DIFI will continue to enhance cooperation and partnership between the Institute and the government sector as this is a strategic objective for the DIFI in order to further support family issues and related strategies, policies and programs in the State of Qatar.
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