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EQUATE & Health Ministry Sign Cooperation Protocol
17 Jul 2017

Kuwait -- EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, and the Ministry of Health (MoH) continued their strong partnership through signing a cooperation protocol in medical affairs.

MoH’s Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Dr. Majda Al-Qattan said: “We devote our attention and efforts to serve all organizations and individuals in Kuwait. It gives us great pleasure to successfully sign a cooperation protocol with EQUATE, which is a leading industrial enterprise, and we look forward to work closely together to continue having a safe and healthy work environment. As we work to deliver world class medical care for the community as a whole, the MoH aspires to build similar partnerships to the one we already have with EQUATE.”

On his part, EQUATE’s Corporate & Government Services Leader Yaqoub Al-Kandari said: “This partnership represents a strategic objective for EQUATE to ensure overall development with all stakeholders, especially the MoH. Health is one of the main pillars of EQUATE’s Sustainability Strategy and it is a priority for everyone. We would like to extend our utmost appreciation and gratitude to the ministry, especially its Undersecretary Dr. Mohammad Al-Khashti and Dr. Majda Al-Qattan, for their leading role and positive efforts to provide the best medical services to Kuwait as a whole.”

Throughout the years, MoH and EQUATE have launched several health and awareness campaigns that included Breast Cancer Awareness Program (Keep Your Life Rosy), Initiative for a Healthy Society (Lighten UP), Hypertension Awareness Campaign (Stay Normal), and Awareness Campaign for Diabetes (Stay Normal 2).

The EQUATE Group* is a global producer of petrochemicals and the world’s second largest producer of Ethylene Glycol (EG).The Group has industrial complexes in Kuwait, North America and Europe that annually produce over 5 million tons of Ethylene, EG, Polyethylene (PE) and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). The products are marketed throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The EQUATE Group’s shareholders include Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC).The Group is a leading enterprise that pursues sustainability wherever it operates through partnerships in fields that include the environment, economy and society. www.equate.com  

* The EQUATE Group includes EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE), its subsidiaries and The Kuwait Olefins Company (TKOC).

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