Sisi highlights Egypt's partnership with WHO in eradicating hepatitis C

Ahram Online , MENA , Saturday 8 Apr 2023

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi highlighted Egypt's longstanding partnership with the World Health Organistion (WHO) in eradicating hepatitis C through the 100 Million Health initiative during a video speech at a ceremony commemorating the WHO's 75th anniversary.

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Egypt s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in his speech on Friday. Photo: Egyptian Presidency


The initiative has been widely recognised for its comprehensive approach and high quality, the president said.

He also mentioned that this initiative has expanded to several African and Asian countries, demonstrating Egypt's commitment to fulfilling its responsibilities to the international community.

The WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, which provides healthcare services to over 500 million people across 22 countries, is located in Cairo.

The ceremony took place in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which demonstrated the significance of collective efforts in achieving health security, according to the president.

The president urged world leaders to prioritise investing in health and emphasised the importance of such endeavors at the international level.

The president concluded his speech by stating that these efforts exemplify a deep belief in the importance of health solidarity, full commitment to promoting and protecting public health and support for the fundamental principles of equality and justice.

He stressed that these efforts contribute to achieving sustainable health security for all of humanity.

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