African ministers demand fast-tracking action on health, environment

African ministers of health and environment on Friday agreed on a 10-year strategic plan to increase investment and accelerate joint…

African ministers of health and environment on Friday agreed on a 10-year strategic plan to increase investment and accelerate joint health and environment priorities.The Strategic Action Plan to Scale Up Health and Environment Interventions in Africa 2019 – 2029 to the African Union was adopted at the closing of the three- day “Third Interministerial Conference on Health and Environment” held in the Gabonese capital.

“We must go further, particularly in terms of mobilizing material and financial resources for the implementation of national plans, but also in terms of clarifying and sharing responsibilities,” said the Prime Minister of Gabon, Franck Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, in a statement issued by UNEP headquarters in Nairobi.

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