Pak first country to volunteer for JEE under IHR, GHSA

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ISLAMABAD, May 6 (APP): Pakistan is the first country in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and in Asia to volunteer for the Joint External Evaluation (JEE) of 19 technical areas under International Health Regulations (IHR) and General Health Service Areas (GHSA).
In this context a mission comprising of 19 international subject matter experts visited Pakistan from April 27 to May 6.
The objectives of the mission were to assess the current capabilities in areas affecting the public health, to identify the gaps and challenges and to provide recommendations for priority actions in each technical areas of IHR and GHSA.