UN official Elena Panova says she is proud of participation in PHDC 2023



Tue, 05 Sep 2023 - 09:00 GMT


Tue, 05 Sep 2023 - 09:00 GMT

CAIRO – 5 September 2023: United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova has participated in the opening session of the Global Congress on Population, Health and Development (PHDC 2023), which is held by the Health and Population Ministry under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

The UN official, meanwhile, said that she is proud of her participation in the conference's inaguration, as well as being a partner in promoting the National Population Strategy 2023-2030.

The UN's pavilion at the conference primarily aims to shed light on the issues of population, health, and sustainable development in Egypt, including providing all the healthcare services and enhancing the good health services.

The UN family in Egypt is represented at the Global Congress on Population, Health and Development (PHDC 23) held in Cairo from September 5 to 8 by the "UN Booth in Egypt" aligned with the Global Congress agenda.

The UN participation has a special focus on the various programs, activities, and initiatives of the UN in Egypt, all coming under the theme "“A Healthy Population: The backbone of the SDGs” with additional tagline “Act Now for Our Common Future”" to highlight the policy of the UN system in Egypt in dealing with Health, Population and Development issues, the United Nations Information Center in Cairo said in a statement.

The significant demographic, social and economic changes are challenging to achieve UN sustainable development goals and ensure health and well being for all, it noted.

The global threats of water scarcity, food crisis and climate change jeopardize sustainable and economic development of nations worldwide, it added.

Ministers, civil society representatives, non-governmental organizations, investors, the private sector, researchers, and specialists in the fields of health, population and development are gathering in Cairo to participate in the Global Congress on Population, Health and Development.

The United Nations Booth in Egypt also highlights health, population and Egyptian national sustainable development issues.



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