Geneva, May 27 (QNA) - The 76th World Health Assembly has elected The State of Qatar for the membership of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) for a three-year term representing Eastern Mediterranean region.
The 34-member Executive Board of WHO is set to hold its meeting from May 31 to June 1 in Geneva, following the conclusion of the World Health Assembly.
The Board's meetings discuss a number of important topics, most notably the outcome of the seventy-sixth World Health Assembly and the report of the Committee on Health Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response, in addition to issues related to the fourth pillar of the World Health Organization, regarding the enhancement of the organization's efficiency and effectiveness in providing countries with better support.
The State of Qatar is participating in the World Health Assembly meetings being held in Geneva from May 21 to May 30, with a delegation by HE Minister of Public Health Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari. (QNA)