Health Minister at WHO Regional Meet

Health Minister at WHO Regional MeetHealth Minister at WHO Regional Meet

At the 63rd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean Region on Wednesday, Health Minister Hassan Hashemi presented a report on the state of health in the region as well as Iran’s health-related measures. The session is underway October 3-6 in Cairo, Egypt. On the sidelines of the session, Hashemi met with WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan and had a separate meeting with his Omani counterpart where important regional health issues were discussed, Mehr News Agency reported.

A wide range of progress reports were presented at the WHO meet by representatives from member states on different subjects such as eradication of poliomyelitis; emerging and re-emerging diseases like dengue; hemorrhagic fever; prevention and control of non communicable diseases and implementation of the International Health Regulations.

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