UNICEF MENA Regional Director attended the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean in Iran

16 October 2019
Ted Chiban
UNICEF Iran/2019

UNICEF MENA Regional Director, Ted Chaiban attended in Iran the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean.

He addressed a discussion on strengthening primary health care in the Eastern Mediterranean Region covering four areas:

  • Accessible, and quality front line health workers with the right skill mix,
  • Centrality of immunization and increased coverage in countries,
  • Integration of nutrition and early childhood as basic services in primary health care and
  • Increased active engagement with communities in developing primary health care services that best suits their needs.

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