Al-Jalajel commended Saudi Arabia’s major contributions to global HIV/AIDS efforts. This was stated on the final day of the 75th World Health Organization General Assembly on May 23rd in Geneva, Switzerland.
Saudi Arabia was one of the first countries to request a special summit to unite the global effort to contain the pandemic, resulting in unprecedented global cooperation, in which Saudi Arabia actively participated by launching the initiative to accelerate vaccine production by providing direct financial assistance totalling more than $770 million.
Al-Jalajel congratulated Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who was recently re-elected to his post as WHO Director-General for a second term, on behalf of the international community. bilateral meetings with health ministers from Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Djibouti, and the Maldives, as well as health ministers from Poland, Malaysia, and the Indian subcontinent The focus of these meetings was on bilateral health partnership.
It’s worth noting that this is the first WHO conference since the pandemic began. Members of the United Nations, partner organizations, civil society leaders, and health professionals will convene under the theme “Health for Peace, Peace for Health” to examine current and future global public health concerns.