Libya Gets The Presidency of The WHO Regional Committee

Published October 14th, 2021 - 06:46 GMT
Presidency of WHO Regional Committee goes to Libyan Health Minister
Libyan Health Minister Ali al-Zenati (C) speaks as Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah (R) looks on during a press conference after the arrival of over a million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine against COVID-19, at Mitiga International Airport in the capital Tripoli, on August 2, 2021. Mahmud TURKIA / AFP
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The handover came at the end of Zayed’s presidency

Egyptian minister of health and population, Hala Zayed, has given the presidency of the 68th session of the World Health Organization’s Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean to her Libyan counterpart Ali Mohamed Miftah Al-Zanati.

The handover came at the end of Zayed’s presidency with the approval of the committee’s members.

During her speech, she highlighted the region’s commitment to continue providing humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, and to launching a polio eradication strategy for the period 2022-2026.


This article has been adapted from its original source.


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