Cuba participates in the 77th World Health Assembly (+ photos)

Cuba participates in the 77th World Health Assembly (+ photos)
Cuba participates in the 77th World Health Assembly (+ photos)

Havana-. Cuba participates in the 77th World Health Assembly (WHA) that began today in Geneva, Switzerland, and will continue until June 1.

The delegation of the largest of the Antilles, headed by the Minister of Public Health José Ángel Portal, will share experiences aimed at strengthening health systems, according to the official account of the Cuban Government in X.

Prior to the start of the event, Portal attended the meeting of Health Ministers of the Pan American and World Health Organizations (PAHO/WHO), where the need to work together to achieve universal access to health was addressed.

The Cuban president detailed on the social network that the Caribbean nation was elected to join the General Committee of the AMS.

Portal also held meetings this Monday with his counterparts from the Maldives, Abdulla Khaleel, and from Qatar, Hanan Mohamed Al-Kuwari, with whom he ratified the willingness to continue expanding the ties associated with medical cooperation.

The 77th World Health Assembly will focus on core issues for the sector, such as preparation for future pandemics and the influence of climate change on human well-being.

The WHA is the supreme decision-making body of WHO and its main functions are to determine the organization’s policies, appoint the director-general, oversee financial policies, and review and approve the proposed program budget.


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