Cuba joins Executive Board alongside USA
Geneva, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Monday became member of the Executive
Board of the World Health Organization (WHO), during the 131st meeting of such
a body, held in this city under the chairmanship of Barbados.
Cuba was elected by acclamation in the 65th WHO World Assembly, scheduled from
“Our country will play this high responsibility on behalf of the region of the
Americas, together with Mexico, Ecuador, Panama, Barbados and the United
States, at a time when momentous processes take place as part of the WHO reform
and the creation of goals and indicators on non communicable diseases (NCD),”
according to a report of the permanent mission in Geneva.