WHO highlights Turkmenistan's initiatives to develop international instruments
BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 22
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
World Health Organization (WHO) highlighted Turkmenistan's initiatives to develop international instruments under its auspices, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
This was stated during a meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and Head of World Health Organization Country Office in Turkmenistan Paulina Karwowska, whose mission in Turkmenistan is about to complete.
During the meeting, Turkmenistan noted is committed to further promoting the work of the WHO.
The sides expressed satisfaction with the high level of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the WHO.
Karwowska thanked the Government of Turkmenistan for the assistance provided in the implementation of its humanitarian activities.
As reported, WHO is ready to continue cooperation with Turkmenistan in the field of prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.
Earlier, WHO/Europe experts worked in Turkmenistan at the request of the government, to support Turkmenistan in the aspects of preparedness and response to COVID-19.
During the visit, the sides held a meeting where Turkmenistan presented its program to fight infectious diseases. Furthermore, the Turkmen side noted that the country follows the WHO recommendations and is currently implementing a program to ensure preparedness for countering and responding to infectious diseases.
Also, Turkmenistan is working with UN agencies to develop a third national plan that covers the humanitarian component of the country's measures to combat COVID-19. To date, Turkmenistan has reported no coronavirus cases.
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