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Health Minister meets WHO Director-General Dr. Ghebreyesus


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2023 Feb 23, 12:59, Kathmandu
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Minister for Health and Population of Nepal, Padam Giri, who is in Switzerland to participate in the Fifth Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety, has met with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the latter's office.

On the occasion, the minister thanked the WHO for its contribution to the health sector of Nepal. He praised the United Nations agency for its contribution to providing COVID-19 vaccines, in controlling, containing, and eliminating various types of diseases including polio, and cholera posts the 2015 earthquake, and in neonatal health.

He took up the matter of cooperation and expansion of activities related to non-infectious diseases, mental health, and stimuli-responsive drug delivery system for biomedical applications, it has been said.

The meeting also discussed the matter of the construction of the WHO coordination center, strengthening the National Public Health Laboratory, and the continuous assistance for boosting efficiency for the implementation of the International Health Regulations, said the minister's private secretary Laxman Giri.

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