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WHO backs Lebanon’s health strategy towards 2030

Beirut, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon is moving towards the implementation of the National Health Strategy for the sector towards 2030, with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO).

During a dialogue with the media, the Minister of Public Health in the interim government, Firas Al-Abyad, confirmed the start of a series of projects in cooperation with the WHO, the European Union (EU) and international entities seeking to offer a quality service.

The Ministry announced the launch in the coming days of an initiative to develop care centers spread over various regions of Lebanon with the help of the World Bank and the EU; as well as establishing emergency health institutions and moving forward with the central laboratory after signing agreements with the WHO.

The representative of the world entity in Beirut, Abdinasir Abubakar, said that the Lebanese ministry advocates rebuilding and strengthening the national health system together with the WHO and its partners after the disruption caused by the current crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Strategy in the sector towards 2030 also aims to stop labor migration and ensure between 80 and 90 percent of the needs of patients in relation with the access to medicines.

According to United Nations data, more than two million people in Lebanon require urgent assistance as a result of the depreciation of the currency, the lifting of subsidies and the increase in the cost of living that prevent families from accessing basic needs.


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