Speaker of Parliament Jiko Luveni and Minister for Health and Medical Services, Alex O’Connor attended the 2nd Annual Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health Meeting in Seoul, Korea.
Hon. Madam Speaker Luveni presented the steps taken by Parliament in progressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and shared experiences in prioritizing health agendas with the aim of leaving no one behind.
Hon. Madam Speaker also chaired the session on multi-sectoral action and international cooperation for achieving health in the SDGs and the formulation of the draft Seoul Declaration to be adopted at the end of the meeting.
The meeting was held for 2 days, November 24th – November 25th, and it was organized jointly by the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office, the Korean Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health, Seoul National University, and Yonsei University.