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Minister Manastirliu chairs the 71st session of WHO Regional Committee for Europe

  • 9/13/2021 11:35 AM
Minister Manastirliu chairs the 71st session of WHO Regional Committee for Europe

Albania is chairing for the first time the 71st Session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, which is being held in Copenhagen, Denmark, with the participation of heads of state and Ministers of Health of 53 countries.

The Minister of Health and Social Protection, Ogerta Manastirliu, in her capacity as President, where for the first time this important position belongs to Albania, proposed by the WHO and approved by all member states of the Regional Committee, is chairing this high-level meeting of the World Health Organization on COVID-19 pandemic response and lessons learned.

"Honored and privileged for the opportunity given by the WHO Regional Committee for Europe to Albania, to chair the 71st Session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, which is taking place in Copenhagen" - said Minister Manastirliu after election at this Session of the WHO Committee on Europe.

Leaders of states and ministers of health of 53 countries, WHO director dr. Tedros Adhanom, WHO Director for Europe dr. Hans Kluge, with the special participation of the Crown Princess of Denmark and the world's most famous experts, dr. Fauci, prof. Monti is discussing the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, to resize access to health services in the light of the pandemic.

Redimensioning primary care, investing in addressing mental health issues, the Immunization Agenda 2030, and mitigating inequalities in access to vaccines are the focus of discussions taking place in Copenhagen, Europe's most important annual Health Meeting. which carries out the works from 13-15 September.