Morocco prepares a health letter for Africa taking advantage of its experience (Akhnoush) – Day 24

Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch revealed that the Kingdom is preparing a letter of health for the African continent.

On the sidelines of his participation in the opening of the first African debate, which began on Wednesday in Marrakech, Akhannouch said that the next letter, which Morocco is preparing with its partners and world experts, will be a letter for health in Africa. , noting that this was the result of the Moroccan experience, as well as the open horizons in the field of health and medical insurance.

The head of government stressed, in statements collected by snrtnews, that the royal message that was addressed to the participants in the first African debate to reduce health risks, which lasts until next Friday, reflects the importance that the king attaches to health coverage.

And he highlighted, in his speech, that Morocco has taken very important steps so that all citizens can have health coverage, and be able to disburse subsidies starting next year, and that leads to “creating social cohesion”, says Akhannouch.

He went on to say that Morocco can play an important role in the African continent, and that the results of the debate will determine Morocco’s directions in this field, based on what the experts worked during the days of the debate.

Yesterday, Wednesday, November 16, 2022, the first African debate to reduce health risks was inaugurated in Marrakech, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, and the Association of Addiction Medicine and Related Diseases.

The debate opened with a royal message, which was read by the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Khaled Ait Taleb, in which His Majesty stated that it takes place at a time when the world knows of overlapping security crises, economic and environmental. , with its social, humanitarian and health repercussions.

His Majesty hopes, as emphasized in the message addressed to the participants, that the debate will be conducive to finding collective responses to face the dangers that threaten the world today, due to epidemics and food crises, and the dangers that their repercussions represent for health. of the population, especially those not vaccinated, due to climatic problems, droughts, scarcity or lack of water resources in many parts of our continent.

He expressed His Majesty’s aspiration to unify African efforts in the face of the various threats lurking on the continent, which require everyone to address proactive and preventive policies, and mobilize available capacities, to preserve the health and dignity of the African citizen.

The opening session was attended by the Head of Government Aziz Akhannouch, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and African Cooperation and Moroccans residing abroad, Health and Social Protection, Agriculture and Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, and dignitaries, from Morocco and from abroad, representing some 40 African countries, with the participation of the President of the South African Physicians Alliance and Miguel Ángel Moratinos, UN High Commissioner for the Alliance of Civilizations, and Secretary General of the first First African Debate on Reduction of Sanitary risks.