Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:45 - Updated Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:44
Luanda hosts first meeting of African Health Ministers
Luanda - Luanda will host on 14-17 April the first meeting of the African Health Ministers, in a joint promotion of the World Health Organization (WHO) and African Union Commission, under the auspices of the Angolan government.
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The meeting, to take place under the topic “Let's Turn Africa into a Healthier Continent”, will count on the participation of 300 delegates, including health ministers, experts and international partners.
The four-day meeting aims to identify the key actions needed to speed up the progresses toward the Universal Coverage of Health, mechanisms to face the risk factors of non-communicable diseases and reach to an agreement regarding the stages of creating an African Agency for Medicines.
The event also aims to reach consensus on the two crucial processes, namely the creation of the African Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention, as well as the mechanisms of joint accountability for the implementation of Declarations and Commitments assumed by the health ministers of the continent.
According to the programme of the event, the participants will review the current state of the African plan to end with avoidable maternal and children death rate.
The initiative of holding this event in Angola resulted from a coordination and consultation of the efforts amongst WHO, AU and the Angolan government, in face of the need for finding answers to new threats to the African population’s health and challenges of the development, for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals.
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