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The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited Baku

06.07.2018

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited Baku on 4-6 July 2018 to participate in the National Conference on Health Reforms in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Implementation. This is Dr Tedros’s first official visit to the country in his capacity as WHO Director-General.

The Travel Agenda included the Director-General’s visit to WHO CC on prevention and control of tuberculosis in prisons - the only one in this matter worldwide. The DG was familiarized with the range of CC activities performed since it’s designation by means of the comprehensive presentation delivered by the Head of the Main Medical Department.

Вuring the visit to Azerbaijan, Dr Tedros met with  Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan, and other Azerbaijani high-level officials, including Mr. Ali Akhmadov, Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development; Mr. Ogtay Shiraliyev, Minister of Health, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs, also visit the National Center of Oncology of Azerbaijan.
 

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