Deal signed for major health survey in UAE

Ministry of health inks agreement with Nestle to carry out World Health Survey.
Deal signed for major health survey in UAE
By Andy Sambidge
Sat 27 Dec 2008 06:40 PM

A deal has been signed between health chiefs and an international chocolate company to carry out the World Health Survey in the UAE.

The Ministry of Health and the Nestle Middle East inked a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) to implement the survey which aims to compile comprehensive information on the health of the local population, news agency WAM reported on Friday.

The survey in UAE is estimated to cost four million dirhams and Nestle Middle East has made a financial contribution of 500,000 dirhams to support the programme.

The survey, which will last until the end of March 2009, will cover 5,000 national and expatriate families.

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