A delegation from WHO Azerbaijan has started an official visit to Nakhchivan
04 September 2023
During this meeting, extensive discussions were held on various topics, including primary health care, emergency medicine, laboratory services, public health, and medical education.
The WHO Azerbaijan team has started a 3-day visit to Nakhchivan, led by Dr. Hande Harmanci, WHO Representative to Azerbaijan, in response to an invitation from the Ministry of Health of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
On the first day of the trip, the delegation visited the monument of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev and and the museum dedicated to his memory. Following this, a meeting took place with Fuad Najafli, the plenipotentiary representative of the President of Azerbaijan in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, where discussions were held about potential future cooperation.
After that, a meeting was conducted with the delegation headed by Samig Sadikhov, the First Deputy Minister of Health and acting Minister of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. During this meeting, extensive discussions were held on various topics, including primary health care, emergency medicine, laboratory services, public health, and medical education. The delegation also visited the Primary Health Care Service to gain familiarity with the services it provides.
As part of the visit's framework, the WHO delegation is expected to become familiar with with the healthcare system reforms implemented in the Autonomous Republic in recent months, the efforts aimed at enhancing the quality of medical services, and the projects planned for the near future. In addition to visiting Nakhchivan city, they will also visit the Ordubad and Sharur regions, where they will inspect the newly established Family Health Care Centers.