Freetown, Mar. 19, 016 (MOHS) - Deputy Health and Sanitation Minister 1, Madina Rahman has showcase Sierra Leone in China as she concluded the Ministerial Strategic Dialogue on South-South Cooperation for Population and Development and the 28th Executive Committee of Partners in Population Development Meeting in Beijing, China.
The Deputy Minister, Madina Rahman on March 17 and 18, 2016 hosted by the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China United Nations Population Fund partners in population and development in conclusion of the 28th Executive Committee meeting of partners in population and development which took place on March 19, 2016 is expected to lead the Sierra Leone’s Health Ministry Technical Team on March 22-24, 2016 to the China-Africa Development Cooperation for China health meeting.
Representatives from the Health Ministry and Aid Coordinating Agency, and Office of UNICEF in eight African countries would review discussion on needs and priorities and experience sharing on action plan.
Maternal newborn and child mortality continue to pose a big challenge in promoting maternal,newborn and child health in Africa. The follow up discussion which would be a reflection to the Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation and the Africa Health Ministers meeting in 2015 focusing on resources and available solutions to address key major causes of preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths is also expected to explore areas of how China and African countries could together promote maternal, newborn and child health as a priority for Chinese aid to African countries.
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