14 November 2012

Angola: First Delegations to WHO/Africa Session Expected Friday in Luanda

Luanda — Representatives of the health sector on various African countries are expected to start arriving in Luanda on Friday to participate in the 62nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO/Africa), which will happen from 19 to 23 November, in Luanda's Talatona Conventions Centre.

Speaking to ANGOP, the secretary of State for Health, Carlos Alberto Masseca, informed that it is expected the presence of 440 delegates of 46 WHO/Africa member states.

ANGOP has learnt that it is also expected the participation of various international organisations linked to the United Nations, as well as twenty foreign journalists.

Carlos Masseca informed that all the technical conditions have been created to host this important continental gathering.

The meeting will analyze problems relating to HIV/Aids in Africa, the international sanitary regulation, reforms taking place in the organization, the proposed budget for 2014/2015, among other issues.

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