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Posted On: 19 September 2021 11:00 pm
Updated On: 19 September 2021 11:02 pm

WHO Director-General in Qatar; meets Minister of Public Health and Afghan refugees

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Her Excellency (H.E.) Minister of Public Health Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari met on Sunday with HE Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is currently visiting the country.

The meeting reviewed aspects of cooperation between Qatar and the World Health Organization, and the cooperation between the two sides in helping the Afghan people.

In a related context, H.E. the Minister of Public Health Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari and the WHO Director-General made an inspection tour of the temporary facilities for housing and caring for the Afghan brothers, who are temporarily hosted by the State of Qatar until they reach their final destinations.

During the tour, they were briefed about the operations team in the facilities; the progress of operations, procedures, services and care provided to the Afghan brothers; and the service, educational, sports, recreational, health and comprehensive care facilities. They also met with some families and children.

The WHO Director-General praised Qatar's cooperation with WHO in sending medical shipments to Afghanistan and commended the country's arrangements to conduct a trip for him to the Afghan capital, Kabul, in order to inspect the field conditions.

He said that the WHO will continue to work with the State of Qatar and other partners to help the Afghan people at home and abroad.

Source: QNA

Cover image credit: Dr. Tedros