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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