Regional Meeting on Leprosy [Archives:2001/12/Local News]

March 19 2001

Under the patronage of the minister of Public Health, Dr. Abdullah Abdulwali Nasher, the regional meeting of the National Program for Eliminating Leprosy was held in Sanaa in collaboration with the WHO. Six representatives from Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Sudan and Yemen took part.
The meeting discussed the progress of leprosy elimination in the main leprosy endemic countries of the Eastern Mediterranean and evaluated the ongoing process of integrating leprosy activity with other health care programs, in addition to drafting future action plans.