11 Jan The Ministry of Health receives a visit from a high US delegation
The Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Diosdado Vicente Nsue Milang, received today, at the ministerial headquarters, an American delegation headed by the Acting Undersecretary of Defense, Anthony Jean Tata.
The objective of the visit has been to strengthen the ties of friendship and collaboration between both countries.
The US Subsecretary has highlighted the leadership of the Minister of Health as well as the work and effort of the entire MINSABS team and health professionals in the control and containment of the coronavirus in Equatorial Guinea. “I would like to emphasize the good relationship between our governments, especially in health matters. Specifically, the important contributions made by the oil companies in the National Health Development Plan that is materializing in the current operationalization of the Sanitary District ”declared Diosdado Vicente Nsue Milang.
The US delegation has taken advantage of the visit to make a remarkable donation to MINSABS -the third made by the North American State Department to fight the coronavirus in Equatorial Guinea- consisting of freezers, voltage regulators, disposable surgical masks, face shields and gloves. made of latex.
The Minister of Health was accompanied by the Vice Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Mitoha Ondo’o Ayekaba, and the members of the National Technical Committee for Surveillance and Response to COVID-19.
The US delegation consisted of the SubSecretary of Defense, the American Ambassador, Susan Stevenson, the Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Heidi S. Grant, the Deputy Director of African Affairs of the National Security Council, Jessica Merriam, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Jordan Wilson, the Deputy SubSecretary of Defense for African Affairs, Dean Valentine, the Military Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Col. John Blocher, the Special Adviser to the SubSecretary of Defense, Dr. M. Lin Todd, and Defense Attaché CDR Tim Derbyshire.