21 November 2012

Angola: WHO/AFRO Meeting Enters Third Day With Information Lunch

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

Luanda — The 62nd meeting of the World Health Organisation for Africa (WHO/Afro) that is taking place in Luanda, has entered Wednesday its third day with a detailed information from the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, focusing on nine countries, including Angola.

Other countries attending the meeting are Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and São Tomé and Príncipe.

In the morning, the delegates will look into the international health regulation in the African region and the African health observatory: opportunity to strengthen the health information systems through the national health observatories.

The Angolan Health minister, José Van-Dúnem, was elected chairman of the 62nd WHO/Afro session which is expected to end on Friday.

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