Approval and signing ceremony of the hosting agreement for the 4th International Conference on Public Health in Africa in the Kingdom of Morocco

The Minister of Health and Social Protection, Prof. Khalid Ait Taleb, chaired, along with the Director General of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), Dr. Jean Kaseya, the approval ceremony and signing of the hosting agreement for the International Conference on Public Health in Africa 2024, between the Moroccan government, the African Union and the Africa CDC.

This conference is part of the preparations of the Kingdom of Morocco to host the fourth international conference on public health in Africa, scheduled for November this year. In this circumstance, the scientific, technical and organizational committees were formed, which made it possible to define their respective responsibilities, in addition to the designation of the general coordinators of this conference.

Moreover, Morocco's participation in the third conference on public health in Africa, held in Zambia, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Prof. Khalid Ait Taleb, resulted in the approval of the Kingdom's hosting of the fourth edition of the international conference on public health in Africa.

In addition, the choice of Morocco for the organization of this global event results from close collaboration between the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, the African Union and the Africa CDC. This joint initiative represents a clear realization of the Kingdom's strong commitment to promoting public health in Africa, in accordance with the High Directives of His Majesty King Mohammed VI may God help him and ensuring continental health sovereignty, and engaging with key stakeholders to strengthen health care in Africa. It also constitutes a valuable opportunity to share experiences and explore innovative solutions to the continent's health challenges.

This event will bring together 8,000 And 10,000 officials and decision-makers from different countries on the continent, as well as more than 30,000 remote participants. International experts, professionals and researchers in the field of health will also be present to share best practices, exchange knowledge and promote cooperation between stakeholders and organizations interested in public health.

Furthermore, this event will be a vitally important opportunity for the exchange of points of view and the discussion of current issues in the field of public health. It will offer a unique opportunity to discuss the health challenges facing the African continent, and to examine ways to strengthen international cooperation to address them. In addition, it will promote partnership, scientific cooperation and innovation efforts in this area.

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