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The BFA Holds the Expert Meeting of Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia
Origin:Boao Forum for Asia      Time:2018-11-30 18:03:20    Views:296

On Nov. 29-30, Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, the President of Global Health Forum of BFA and Emeritus Director-General of WHO, presided over the expert meeting in Beijing to solicit opinions and suggestions on matters related to the Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia. The meeting was attended by well-known experts in the global public health field including the World Health Organization, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, National Center for Global Health and Medicine of Japan, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

At the meeting, Chairperson Margaret Chan introduced the BFA Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia. Chan said that health issues are intimately linked to economic development. The BFA decided to leverage its own characteristics and advantages to establish the Global Health Forum and hold its first forum in mid-June 2019.

The participating experts supported the BFA to hold the Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia, and conducted in-depth discussions from different angles on the theme of the forum, the establishment of sub-topics, and the selection of guests from different perspectives, and reached a broad consensus. It was unanimously agreed to build the Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia as a comprehensive platform for high-end dialogue and pragmatic cooperation between governments and businesses and to contribute to the global health industry.