Azerbaijani Health Minister Participates in WHO Session

Business Materials 18 September 2007 20:07 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr S. Babayeva / The Azerbaijani Health Minister, Ogtay Shiraliyev, is participating in the 57th session of the European regional committee of the World Health Organization (WHO), according to the Ministry. The session is taking place in Belgrade, Serbia between 17 and 20 September.

The agenda of the event to be attended by representatives of 53 member countries of the WHO's European regional committee includes the following:

- strategy of development of health staff resources,

- policy in foodstuffs and nutrition, and

- progress in achievement of aims proceeding from the Declaration of the Millennium.

According to WHO, the regional committee will consider the second European action plan on foodstuffs and nutrition, strengthening of health care systems and improvement of mother and child protection.