The Health Minister meets with the WFP to discuss collaboration Resident Representative in Egypt.
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The Health Minister meets with the WFP to discuss collaboration Resident Representative in Egypt.

The Health Minister meets with the WFP to discuss collaboration Resident Representative in Egypt.

9/5/2022

The World Food Programme's (WFP) resident representative in Egypt, Mr Praveen Ajwal, and the program's deputy director, Ms Rossella Vanali, met with Dr Khaled Abdelgfar, minister of health and population, on Sunday at the ministry's general office to discuss and advance cooperation.

According to Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, various topics of mutual interest were discussed at the meeting, including support for presidential initiatives aimed at promoting citizens' public health. The presidential effort for early diagnosis of obesity, anaemia, and stunting was discussed by the two sides as a means of cooperation. By providing balanced meals that enhance kids' health and educate students, instructors, and parents about healthy nutrition. For schoolchildren.

The future joint programs, which will be implemented for a five-year plan from 2023 to 2027, to improve public health and ensure that citizens are protected from disease by paying attention to the quality of food provided to them and by raising the necessary awareness about proper nutrition, were discussed, according to Abdul Ghaffar.