GENEVA, SEPTEMBER 4 – Along with the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Assistant Director-General for Family, Women’s and Children’s Health, Dr. Flavia Bustreo, will take part to the 72nd UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) which will open at UN Headquarters on Tuesday, 12 September 2017. The High Level General Debate will start on Tuesday, 19 September 2017, with the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.
The WHO Delegation will focus on raising awareness and building political commitment to his priority issues of universal health coverage; health security; women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health; and environmental health, including the health impacts of climate change. Dr Tedros, together with Bustreo as Deputy Head of the delegation and other senior officials, will organize and participate to many high-level events, including the flagship WHO event on Universal Health Coverage on Monday September 18th.
To read the full program for the WHO delegation at UNGA 72, click here. (@OnuItalia)