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President Zourabichvili Attends 69th Session of the WHO Regional Committee in Copenhagen

Delegations of top representatives and ministers from 53 member states of the World Health Organization are discussing ongoing global health issues at the high-level forum. 

Amiran Gamkrelidze, General Director of the National Centre for Disease Control, stated that “participation of the President of Georgia in the session has a profound importance as it is an unprecedented occasion.”
During the meeting, President Salome Zourabichvili emphasized the issue of Georgia’s co-facilitation in the worldwide health global process.
 
Elections for the position of the WHO Regional Director for Europe was also discussed at the meeting. Georgian candidate Nata Menabde, Executive Director of the WHO Office in New York, is among the candidates.
 
“Georgia has a strong candidacy as Nata Menabde. We are very proud that Georgia is considered as a leader in many aspects,” stated Mr. Gamkrelidze.
 
Also in attendance were Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom, Regional Director of the Organization, and Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark.

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