GENEVA: Pakistan is ready to guide the Global Well being Organisation (WHO) Govt Board, after its Director Basic Well being Dr Asad Hafeez officially assumed place of business as chairman of the board.
The 34-member elite workforce ─ which is regarded as the very best world coverage discussion board on well being ─ elected Pakistan as its chair all over its 141st consultation hung on June 1, with 22 votes in favour of Pakistan.
The chief board is composed of 34 folks technically certified within the box of well being, each and every one designated through a member state.
The WHO’s government board meets no less than two times a 12 months. The once a year board assembly is held in January when the member international locations agree upon the time table for the Global Well being Meeting and the resolutions to be regarded as through the meeting with a 2d shorter assembly in Might, instantly after the Well being Meeting.
The primary purposes of the chief board are to advise and facilitate the Global Well being Meeting and to offer impact to the selections and insurance policies of the Well being Meeting comprising 194 member international locations.
Pakistan used to be to begin with elected through a bunch of 22 international locations making up the Japanese Mediterranean Area and later on the world discussion board through the chief board.
Minister for Nationwide Well being Products and services Saira Afzal Tarar congratulated the country and stated it used to be certainly a perfect honour for Pakistan.