The World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, will pay an official visit to Nigeria from Oct. 12 to 14.

Mrs Boade Akinola, the Director, Media and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Health, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

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Akinola said that Moeti would be in Nigeria to support the Federal Government’s Response to the Humanitarian Emergencies in Nigeria and the North-East in particular.
According to her, the visit is expected to strengthen support of the WHO to Nigeria in the fight against humanitarian emergencies.

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She said that the WHO Regional Director would also leverage on the visit to reaffirm the world health body’s commitment to partner with Nigeria on international health development in Africa.

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Akinola quoted Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, who is the chief host, as saying that Nigeria would leverage on the visit to deepen the country’s collaboration with WHO. (NAN)