ISLAMABAD: The 75th World Health Assembly (WHA 75) started in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday, and will continue until May 28.
It is the first in-person Health Assembly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The assembly is being attended by health ministers from around the world including health leadership and experts. Federal Minister for Health Abdul Qadir Patel is attending the assembly with a high-level delegation from the health ministry.
The delegation includes Secretary Health Amir Ashraf Khawaja and Director General Health Rana Safdar. The delegation will debrief the assembly on Pakistan’s Covid-19 response besides meeting with other world leaders and discussing important health initiatives. Mutual discussions on health projects will also be part of the meetings.