(B.L) The 66th Session of the World health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, Held in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, and concluded with the endorsement of 6 important resolutions covering critical health issues that Member States had discussed, and endorsing the WHO Regional Director’s annual report on the work of WHO in the Region in 2018.

The honorable ministers and representatives also discussed a range of measures and strategies to improve key priority areas of public health, including preventing newborn, child and adolescent deaths, strengthening the Region’s nursing workforce and hospital sector, developing capacity for evidence-informed policy-making in health, reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases and strengthening the public health response to substance use.
Dr Abbas sadri, Director of ISESCO Regional Office attended as the representative of Dr. Salim Mohammed Al-Malik, Honorable Director General of ISESCO.