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72nd annual session of the WHO Regional Committee: commitment to a coordinated regional health strategy - P4H Network

72nd annual session of the WHO Regional Committee: commitment to a coordinated regional health strategy

The 72nd annual session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa came to a close on Friday August 26, 2022. The session, which opened on Monday August 22, was attended by 400 face-to-face and 300 remote delegates from the 47 member countries of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa. Committed to a coordinated regional health strategy, the Togolese Republic was fully mobilized alongside the WHO Regional Committee for Africa and the Brazzaville Foundation.

This session provided an opportunity to initiate discussions and finalize the work of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa on the health strategy to be adopted, particularly in the fight against serious non-communicable diseases, as well as on the elimination and eradication of tropical and vector-borne diseases on the African continent. Also on the agenda was the strengthening of the implementation of the global action plan for mental health and protection against the associated financial risks, with the aim of establishing universal health coverage and laying the foundations for a dedicated regional framework.

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