75th World Health Assembly begins in Geneva

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GENEVA: The 75th World Health Assembly (WHA 75) started in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday, and will continue until May 28.

It is the first in-person Health Assembly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The assembly is being attended by health ministers from around the world including health leadership and experts.

Federal Minister for Health Abdul Qadir Patel is attending the assembly with a high-level delegation from the health ministry.

The delegation includes Secretary Health Amir Ashraf Khawaja and Director General Health Rana Safdar.

The delegation will debrief the assembly on Pakistan’s Covid-19 response besides meeting with other world leaders and discussing important health initiatives. Mutual discussions on health projects will also be part of the meetings.