France-Cameroon: Health Cooperation Reviewed

The new French Ambassador paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Public Health last Friday.


After presenting his advanced letters of credence to the Minister Delegate at the Ministry of External Relations in charge of relations with the Islamic World, the new French Ambassador to Cameroon, Ambassador Gilles Thibaut, who is not up to a month in Cameroon, last Friday October 7, 2016 paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Public Health, Andre Mama Fouda.

For over an hour, the French diplomat was able to re-examined cooperation ties with Cameroon particularly in the health domain with specific focus on the health of women and children below five years.  Ambassador Gilles Thibaut was accompanied at the audience by the Health Adviser at the French Embassy, Caroline Comiti.  

After discussions with the Minister of Public Health, Ambassador Gilles Thibaut told the press that he had an opportunity to review an important aspect of his country’s activities with Cameroon which practically covers the entire health domain. Both personalities talked about the different aspects in the health cooperation and how it can be intensified. The French Ambassador said priority will be put on improving the health of mothers and children.


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