Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe attends Signing Ceremony

Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony between Ministry of Health and Sports, UNOPS and Save the Children in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony between Ministry of Health and Sports, UNOPS and Save the Children in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe attended the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between Ministry of Health and Sports, UNOPS and Save the Children at the Horizon Lake View Hotel yesterday afternoon.
At the ceremony, Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe, Mr. Michael Mc Grath and Mr. Sanjay Mathur signed the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Sports, Save the Children and UNOPS.
UNOPS Asia Region, Regional Director Sanjay Mathur and Regional Director of Save the Children Michael Mc Grath expressed their thanks and appreciation.
Global Fund will support Myanmar through UNOPS, with funding of US$ 247.89 million to combat AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria in the 2018-2020 period, as well as with US$90.85 million through Save the Children.
Afterwards, the Union Minister for Health and Sports described the ongoing process, the priority tasks, as well as the strategy and technical sectors of the Ministry at the 12th Myanmar Health Sector Coordination Committee M-HSCC.
Also, officials from UNOPS explained the findings, suggestions and HIV—TB assistance from the Global Fund Office of Inspector General (OIG), along with National Committee on MDR-TB Management Dr. Si Thu Aung, and Deputy Director General Dr. Thandar Lwin explained the proposal for combating TB, while Mr. Orenn Ginzbur reviewed the funding from 3MDG. —Myanmar News Agency

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