Dr Profili, WHO Representative to Jordan, meets H.E the Minister of Health of Jordan Dr Ali Hyasat to discuss areas of collaboration between WHO and the Ministry of HealthDr Profili, WHO Representative to Jordan, met H.E the Minister of Health of Jordan Dr Ali Hyasat on 9 September 2014 to discuss various topics related to future collaboration between WHO and the Ministry of Health of Jordan.
The Minister welcomed Dr Profili and informed her that the Ministry of Health was ready to continue working with WHO on public health issues jointly identified between the two parties. Dr Profili ensured WHO's continued support and cooperation. She later presented the credentials to H.E. The Minister of Health.
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We must not forget that our ultimate purpose is to eradicate polio, and we do that by reaching every last child with vaccineA multi-country, multi-agency strategic planning meeting focused on reviewing strategies to limit the transmission of wild poliovirus in the Middle East was held recently in Amman, Jordan.
Led by WHO and as part of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, the risk mapping and campaign monitoring workshop brought together health professionals from WHO and UNICEF regional and country offices and WHO headquarters, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and Global Good.
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