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Syria participates in76th session of World Health Assembly in Geneva

With the participation of Syria, the work of the 76th session of the World Health Assembly will begin tomorrow in Geneva and will last until the 30th of this month.

The agenda of the session includes topics related to the work of the World Health Organization in the field of health emergencies, strengthening its response, and the issue of universal health coverage.

In a statement to SANA, head of the Syrian delegation, Minister of Health, Dr. Hassan al-Ghabbash, stressed the importance of participation, especially as the health challenges facing the world have highlighted the need for international collective action to develop health systems, to be more flexible and ready to respond efficiently, especially during crises and emergencies.

Al-Ghabbash hoped that the outcomes of these meetings would contribute to boost health systems, explaining that the Syrian delegation will meet on the sidelines of the Assembly’s work with many delegations to discuss the efforts exerted to enhance joint cooperation, which will positively reflect the health situation in Syria under the current circumstances.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency