Syria and Belarus sign health cooperation agreement

Damascus, SANA- Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yaziji stressed the importance of the Syria’s participation in the 69th session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva in highlighting the ministry’s efforts to secure health services to citizens in all areas during the terrorist war waged against the Syrian people.

In a statement to SANA reporter after arriving from Geneva, Minister Yaziji said that he discussed with director of the organization Margaret Chan the possibility of supporting the health sector in Syria.

Joint cooperation and coordination between the ministry and the organization was also discussed with Director of the Eastern Mediterranean Region at the World Health organization (WHO) Dr. Ala’a Eddin Ulwan who asked the delegation for more support to meet the needs of patients with chronic diseases and to support the Health Ministry efforts to establish a specialized hospital for patients with tumors and providing it with equipment and medicines.

Activities of the 69th session of the World Health Assembly began on Monday at the UN headquarters in Geneva and lasted till May 28th. The session discussed the financial reports, the Organization’s reform, responding to the health needs, priorities and conditions in the occupied Palestinian territories and the occupied Syrian Golan in addition to issues related to communicable diseases and the global work plan, among other issues.

A cooperation agreement was signed in Geneva between the health ministries in the two countries.

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