Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly begins Monday
DHAKA: A six-day long the Sixty-fifth session of the World Health Assembly will begin in Geneva on May 21.
At the session, the Health Assembly will discuss a number of public health issues such as universal health coverage, Millennium Development Goals, noncommunicable diseases, mental disorders, nutrition and adolescent pregnancy.
The nomination of Dr Margaret Chan to be WHO Director-General for a second term will be submitted for approval.
The Health Assembly will also discuss the programme budget, administration and management matters of WHO.
BDST: 1000 HRS, MAY 19, 2012
Mohammed Humayun Kabir, Sr Newsroom Editor