Kagame calls for strengthened health systems on African continent

By IGIHE
On 7 February 2021 at 08:27

President Paul Kagame, on Saturday, attended the 34th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly where he presented a report on the Institutional Reform of the African Union as well as an update on Domestic Health Financing.

In his remarks, Kagame took the opportunity to emphasise the importance of the domestic health financing agenda, particularly in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

He stressed that without strong national health systems in every country, the African continent will remain vulnerable to pandemics.

The 34th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, held virtually saw the handover of the African Union Chairmanship to President Felix Tshisekedi of DR Congo, from President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa.

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