Creation file in Algiers of regional cooperation, research centre approved

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CAIRO (Egypt)- The 43rd session of the Arab Health Ministers’ Council approved the creation file of the regional center for cooperation and research on AIDS scheduled in Algiers.

In a statement to the APS at the end of the 43rd session of the council of Arab Health ministers Thursday, Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reforms Abdelmalek Boudiaf, said that the Arab League approved the creation file of the Arab-African regional centre for cooperation and research on AIDS in Algiers, adding that the ministerial council approved the file which will be submitted for adoption to the Arab Summit for Economic and Social Development, scheduled in Tunis this year.

This adoption occurred following the approval by the UN Aids programme of the Arab-African centre of research on AIDS.

Initiated by Algeria, this centre is a platform and the crossroads of partnerships and exchanges to better meet the challenges of the fight against AIDS in the Arab-African region.

The creation of this centre is part of the Arab strategy of fight against AIDS (2014-2020) in partnership with the UN Aids programme and the World Health Organization, said the document given at the Arab League headquarters during the ministerial meeting.