News in brief : HEALTH - SCIENCE - TECH
- Category: HEALTH - SCIENCE & TECH NEWS
- Published on Monday, 23 May 2016 17:40
GENEVA-Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Abdelmalek Boudiaf hold Monday in Geneva talks with his counterparts from Tunisia and Malta, on the sidelines of the 69th World Health Assembly.
In a statement to the press following these two meetings, Boudiaf stated that Algeria seeks "to develop and strengthen" its partnership in the health sector with Tunisia and Malta.
Regarding Tunisia, Boudiaf added that Algeria is engaged in organs transplant, stressing that all agreements between the two countries are being implemented.
"We monitor this partnership together for the benefit of our countries," he said, stating that "five children heart diseases centers will open soon in Algeria with the assistance of Algerian experts abroad and Tunisians."
For his part, Tunisian Minister Saidi Aidi expressed his "satisfaction" about the level of exchange of knowhow between the two countries, particularly in pharmaceutical industry and training.
Besides, Maltese Health Minister Christopher Fearne "hailed" bilateral cooperation, highlighting the importance of experts exchange between the two countries.