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Third Regional stakeholders Meeting to Review the Implementation of the International Health Regulations 2005 (IHR) with focus on the Ebola Virus Disease

By World Health Organization (WHO)
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CAIRO, Egypt, January 6, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- WHO Regional Office, Cairo, Egypt, 11 – 13 January 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) is pleased to invite journalists to cover the Third Regional stakeholders Meeting to Review the Implementation of the International Health Regulations 2005 (IHR) with focus on the Ebola Virus Disease, due to be inaugurated on Sunday, 11 January 2015, in the WHO Regional Office premises in Cairo, Egypt.

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What: The third Regional stakeholders Meeting to Review the Implementation of the International Health Regulations 2005 (IHR) with focus on the Ebola Virus Disease

Who:

- More than 170 participants representing Ministries of health in 23 countries in the Region

- WHO experts from the Headquarters, Regional Office and country offices

- International and Regional Agencies

- The meeting will be inaugurated by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean

When: 9:00- 12:00 a.m. Sunday, 11 January 2015

Where: Kuwait Conference Hall, WHO premises in Cairo

Why: To review the key findings and major recommendations based on Ebola Preparedness and Response Assessment Missions undertaken in 18 countries in EMR in November and December 2014.

How: Journalists are invited to attend the opening session followed by 30 minutes interviews with the Regional Director and number of prominent experts