Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh congratulated the NMC Programme for its laudable success at the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee for South-East Asia.
Within only 6 years, the number of reported malaria cases in Timor-Leste dropped from 220 cases per 1000 people in 2006 to less than 1 case per 1000 in 2013.
11 September 2014: Health Ministers and policy makers from the 11 Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region today discussed ways to integrate traditional medicines from countries of the Region into their national health care systems at the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee in Dhaka.
10 September 2014: Health Ministers and policy makers from the 11 Member States of WHO's South-East Asia Region deliberated on how to ensure strong Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) systems at the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee in Dhaka.
09 September 2014: Health Ministers from the 11 countries of WHO’s South-East Asia Region will meet in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 9 to 12 September to discuss key health issues facing the Region.
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