18 November 2012

Africa: Angola Hosts 62nd Session of WHO's Regional Committee

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File Photo: Mothers queue at a health centre for child immunisation.

Brazzaville — The 62nd session of the Regional African Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) will take place on 19-23 November, in Luanda, Angola.

The event is to be attended by Health ministers of 46 African member countries of the World Health Organization (WHO), reads a press note from the organisers.

The regional director of the WHO for Africa, Luís Sambo, among other officials, will also attend the gathering, which will debate the 2010-2011 activities report of the WHO for Africa, among other issues.

The event is also to organise a panel to discuss the role of Traditional Medicine, as well as hold sessions on vaccines, HIV/Aids, tuberculosis, malaria, and establish partnerships for health issues.

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