Chris Fearne Nominated For President Of WHO’s World Health Assembly
Malta’s Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister has been nominated for the role of President of the 76th edition of the World Health Assembly, organised by WHO.
As the President of this Assembly, Fearne will be leading a series of meetings for which health authorities from the 194 Member States of the World Health Organization are expected to participate.
The highlight of the one-year term that this position carries with it is the annual Assembly, which is considered a key event for the leadership of the WHO, where Member States determine the priorities and policy of the organisation for the coming year.
“It is an honour that a Maltese leads the World Health Assembly, and the nomination for this position continues to strengthen the reputation of Malta’s health sector on an international scale,” stated the Deputy Prime Minister Fearne.
Fearne welcomed the show of confidence in his leadership in the field of health and thanked the European Regional Director Hans Kluge and the WHO Regional Committee of the European Region for the nomination. He also reaffirmed his commitment as Malta’s Health Minister so that the sector continues to recover from the effects of the pandemic.
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