WHO DG Visits Madagascar, Calls For More Investment In Health System To End Plague Epidemics

WHO: WHO Director-General: invest in health to end plague in Madagascar
“The Director-General of WHO has outlined his vision for a Madagascar free of plague epidemics during a three-day visit to the island nation that started on 7 January 2018. ‘Madagascar can make plague epidemics a thing of the past through strategic investments in its health system — including better access to health care, improving preparedness, surveillance and response capabilities, and implementing the International Health Regulations,’ said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus…” (1/8).

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