Tripoli,1st May 2003(Jana)
The activities of the first ordinary session of the African health
ministers council resumed in Tripoli last night in the attendance of the assistant secretary for services at the general peoples committee and African nministers of health as well as heads of African diplomatic missions accredited to the Jamahiriya, experts in the Libyan Capital and representatives of international and regional organisations.
The evening session discussed the agenda items related to the reports on investment in the health sector to boost economic and social development in Africa. It also discussed the report by the interim chairman on various activities and the recommendations for the activation of all health sectors in Africa
This session was preceded by a preparatory meeting of African health experts committee which was held in Tripoli two days ago . Participants discussed a number of issues related to health including investment in health and the best ways to eliminate the TeTse fly and the present situation of nutrition and food security in Africa and partnership for development in Africa.
Webmaster's Observation: The Minister of Health of the Transitional National Government Mr. Mohamed Nureini Bakar is expected to represent Somalia in this African Ministerial meeting .