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  • Closing Statement by the Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr Bernard Valentin, at the end of the 2-day Seminar “We have done a lot of work during the past few days. More than you would even imagine! Dr. Delanyo Dovlo, the Director for Health Systems and Services at the WHO Regional Office for Africa, arrived in Seychelles in the middle of the week and, immediately after, he held three meetings with us.  First he met with the Minister of Health, then he met with the technical and management team of the Ministry and subsequently, with the management team of…
  • Opening remark, Minister of Health Mitcy Larue at the Person-Centred Care Symposium “I bring the full endorsement of the government of Seychelles as we embark on this crucial symposium on person-centered care.  I also bring back to the fore the tenacity with which Ministers after Ministers of Health have been imploring you the devoted health care professionals, to improve the quality of your care,  to show even more compassion, to improve the dated appointment system and to cut short the perceived long waiting lists. These are all core actions if we really…
  • Speech of the WHO Liaison Officer Dr. Humphrey Karamagi during the opening of the Person-Centred Care Symposium “It is indeed a pleasure, to be a part of this very important Symposium, on person-centred care. This is a concept that is well-integrated into WHOs thinking and approach to attainment of the global health goals. As we are all aware, the global health agenda has coalesced around the need to assure sustained Universal Health Coverage with services that are important to them. This agenda is built around the need to ensure our people have the right to health, and…
  • WHO supports the conduct of two days symposium on Person-Centred Care Seychelles has placed the improvement in the quality of services its population receives as one of the key policy thrusts that will consolidate the achievements of Universal Health Coverage that it has so far attained. To this end, an increased focus on person centred care is one of the strategic thrusts the country is pursuing to facilitate achievement of this goal. Person centred care calls for a complete rethink of the way health and related services are designed, provided and…
  • UN Secretary General Mr Ban Ki-moon on official visit in Seychelles Victoria, Seychelles 19 May 2016 - The Seychelles islands have welcomed Mr Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary General on a two day historical visit in the country from the 7th to the 8th of May 2016. Mr. Ban Ki-moon’s visit to the small island state follows the invitation of the President of the Republic of Seychelles Mr James Michel, who was at the Seychelles International Airport to meet the UN Secretary on his arrival Saturday. Mr Ban is the first sitting…

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