Minister of Health, UNICEF Representative discuss children and students protection after mobilization is lifted


Minister of Public Health, Hamad Hassan, received at his office this Thursday the representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Yukie Mokuo, and an accompanying delegation, with talks touching on the importance of intensifying negotiations with donors with the aim of increasing UNICEF support for Lebanese children across Lebanon.

The meeting touched on the need to continue to immunize children in Lebanon with the necessary vaccines, and discussed the preparations underway to cope with the next stage, which will witness a gradual easing of the mobilization measures imposed to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

After the meeting, Mokuo underlined UNICEF's continued support to the Ministry of Public Health, stressing "the importance of pursuing coordination with the ministry and the various organizations working within the United Nations framework with a view to achieving their desired humanitarian and health goals."