Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Health, Singapore, underscored the importance of WHSRMA coming to Asia. “Health and health care will continue to dominate discussions on the sustainable growth and development of all nations.
Asia, as home to more than half the human race, has a growing place in this discussion, due to changing demographics, the need to balance growth with sustainability and unfortunately, the emergence of new and threatening diseases such as SARS.”
About 900 delegates from 46 countries, among them 120 speakers from more than 20 nations, including Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, United Kingdom and the United States, will be gathered from today through Wednesday (8th to 10th April) to discuss the issues and challenges in public health facing Asia. Prof Detlev Ganten, the founding president of the World Health Summit, emphasised the significance of the gathering of global experts and thought leaders in health care.
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