HEALTH AND SANITATION MINISTER LEADS EIGHT-MAN TEAM TO GENEVA WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY

Freetown, May 18, 2015 (MOHS) – Health and Sanitation Minister, Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah is currently in Geneva with Eight-man team to participate in this year’s World Health Assembly.

minHealth and Sanitation Minister Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah

The 68th World Health Assembly will focus on the effect of the Ebola on the MDGs as well as other key global health issues relating to mental health, malaria immunization, among others.

min1Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo

The Eight-man team comprised the Minister, Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo, the Permanent Secretary, Mr. David Banya, the Director of Health Systems Strengthening, Policy Planning and Information, Dr. Samuel Kargbo, the Chief Nursing Officer, Matron Hossinatu Kanu, Registrar Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone, Mr. Wiltshire Johnson and the WHO Adviser to the Minister Madam Claudia Shilumani.

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