PAHO/WHO Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC) Ministers of Health and Senior Officials Meet In SVG This Monday

PAHO/WHO Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC) Ministers of Health and Senior Officials Meet In SVG This Monday

St. Vincent and the Grenadines will on Monday host the PAHO/WHO Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC) Ministers of Health and Senior Officials Meeting ahead of the 69th World Health General Assembly.

The main objective of the meeting is to provide a forum for the Ministers of Health and Senior Officials to prepare and coordinate their participation in the 69th World Health Assembly in Geneva from May 23rd- 28th, 2016.
Among the other items on the agenda are: A Review of the Directing Council Procedures, as well as discussions on Non Communicable Diseases, Surveillance and Response, and Health Systems.

An opening ceremony will take place from 9:00 am, at the Blue Lagoon Hotel and Marina.

Remarks will be delivered by Dr. Godfrey Xureb, PAHO/WHO Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, and Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment Luke Browne.




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