Thursday, April 03, 2014

African Leaders and United Nations Secretary-General Highlight Importance of Health for Development

African Leaders and United Nations Secretary-General Highlight Importance of Health for Development

Tigrai Online, Brussels - African leaders and Heads of State, gathered for the 4th EU-Africa Summit in Brussels just days before World Health Day (7 April) highlighted the importance of health for Africa’s development. The African leaders met at a side-event hosted by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM). Speakers, including United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, and several African Heads of State, called for health to remain prominent on the development agenda to meet the 2015 deadline of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and for the foreseeable future.
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