Dr Delanyo Dovlo, new WHO Representative in Rwanda presents credentials to the minister of foreign affairs and cooperation

On the 20th of October 2011, Dr Delanyo DOVLO presented his letters of credence appointing him as WHO Country Representative in Rwanda, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Dr Dovlo met with Honourable Minister Mrs Louise MUSHIKIWABO who welcomed Dr Dovlo to Rwanda. The WHO Representative assured the Minister that WHO will continue to provide technical support in health matters in accordance with the priorities determined by the Government of Rwanda, and as set out in the WHO’s Country Cooperation Strategy for Rwanda.

The Honourable Minister indicated that as health is the pillar of all development, it constitutes an important theme for the fundamental documents of the development of Rwanda, namely, “Vision 2020” and “EDPRS “(Economic Development for Poverty Reduction Strategy). She also stressed the importance of the United Nations Reform which has put Rwanda among the eight pilot countries of “One U.N.” for improving efficiency.

The WHO Representative pledged his full support to the efforts of the Government in the decentralization process, capacity building, community-based health insurance and in other programmes of the Ministry of Health in order to accelerate the attainment of health related Millennium Development Goals. icon Read more (825.73 kB)