13 June 2024 04:16 AM

Health Minister discusses with his French counterpart ways to enhance cooperation

Tuesday، 28 May 2024 - 10:49 AM

Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population, held a meeting with Mr. Frédéric Valeteau, Minister Delegate Responsible for Health and Prevention in France, and his accompanying delegation, on the sidelines of the 77th General Assembly of the World Health Organization in the Swiss city of Geneva.

Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, explained that the meeting discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between Egypt and France, with regard to training and research, treatment of non-communicable and communicable diseases, and public health fields.

  Abdel Ghaffar indicated that the Minister of Health and Population discussed during the meeting strengthening cooperation between Egypt and the French side, represented by Sanofi, to support the supply chain, with regard to vaccines and serums.

Abdul Ghaffar added that the topics of the meeting included exchanging views and discussing proposals on enhancing aspects of cooperation regarding the Palestinian issue, and providing various forms of health support to the brotherly Palestinian people, in light of the inhumane conditions that the people of the Gaza Strip are going through.

Abdel Ghaffar said that Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar concluded the meeting by inviting Mr. Frédéric Valeteau, Minister Delegate Responsible for Health and Prevention in France, to attend the activities of the second edition of the World Conference on Population, Health and Development scheduled to be held in October 2024.


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