Six-day conference of WHO to begin Monday

Published: May 20, 2018 18:12:35 | Updated: May 24, 2018 13:56:11

The 71st conference of the World Health Organisation (WHO) is set to begin on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland.

A team, led by Health and Family Welfare Mohammed Nasim, reached Geneva to attend the conference.

Other members of the team are Secretary of Health Service Division Sirajul Haque Khan, Chairman of Bangladesh Medical Research Council Dr Syed Modasser Ali, Additional Secretary Habibur Rahman, Chairman of Bangladesh Breastfeeding Foundation Dr SK Roy and Chairman of Bangladesh Homeopathic Board Dr Dilip Roy.

Top officials, researchers, physicians from member countries of WHO, are expected to participate in the conference, reports BSS.

The six-day conference will focus on non-communicable diseases as well as the activities of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

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