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May 30, 2006

Health Minister In US And Canada For Official Visit

Filed under: Uncategorized — malaysianmedicine @ 5:51 pm

PUTRAJAYA, May 30 (Bernama) — Health Minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek will be in the United States and Canada for a seven-day official visit next week.
A statement issued by the ministry Tuesday said Chua and members of the delegation would visit, among others, the National Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Vaccine Research Centre at Bethesda, Maryland; the Harvard Centre for Cancer Prevention in Boston in the United States and the Chondrogene Facilities at Toronto in Canada.
Senior officers in the delegation will include Health Director-General Datuk Dr Mohd Ismail Merican, Deputy Director-General (Research and Technical Support) Datuk Ir Dr M.S Pillay and Director of the National Institute of Natural Products, Vaccine and Biological Dr Nor Shahidah Khairullah.
Chua, will be in New York from tomorrow until June 3 for the "High-Level Meeting and Comprehensive Review of the Progress Achieved in Realising the Targets Set-out In The Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS".
The declaration was endorsed during the United Nations conference on HIV/AIDS in New York in 2001.

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