Malaysia has been appointed by the World Health Assembly (WHA) Western Pacific member states as Vice President of the upcoming 69th WHA in Geneva, Switzerland.

According to Bernama, a statement from the Ministry of Health explained that Malaysia’s appointment which was made unanimously at the 66th WHO Regional Committee Meeting for the Western Pacific Region in Guam, United States on Oct 14, 2015 is a recognition for its active role on the global health platform.

“It is indeed a great honour and we will take this opportunity for Malaysia to pursue a bigger role in the global health arena,” according to the statement.

Malaysia will be representing 37 member states from the Western Pacific region for the 69th WHA, which will be held next year.

WHA which comprises of 194 member states is the highest decision-making body of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Malaysia Is The VP Of World Health Assembly 2016
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