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Mahmoud Daher; head of the WHO office in Gaza (left), Anita Vitullo; Project manager- Advocacy unit and Mohamed Lafi; Advocacy officerMahmoud Daher; head of the WHO office in Gaza (left), Anita Vitullo; Project manager- Advocacy unit and Mohamed Lafi; Advocacy officerThe WHO Advocacy project participated in the Social Forum organized by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Right to Health and access to medicines, February 18-20, 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland.  The Forum, a multi-stakeholder event which reports to the UN Human Rights Council, was chaired by H.E. Mr. Faisal Bin Abdulla al-Henzab of the Permanent Mission of Qatar, who remarked, “No one should be denied needed medicines because they lack money.”

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