Delegates from 28 European countries have been attending a health conference in the Rumanian capital, Bucharest.
Delegates from 28 European countries have been attending a health conference in the Rumanian capital, Bucharest. The meeting, which opened on the 12 March, was organised by the European Bureau of the World Health Organisation with the help of the Rumanian Health Ministry.
The experts at the conference have been studying the problems of health planning within the framework of national development, and have been evaluating public health programmes. The discussions are also aimed at an exchange of information on recent developments, the selection of research subjects and other topics of interest to health experts.
The Rumania. Health Minister, Theodor Burghele, attended the opening session. Dr. Alexandru calomfirescue, the deputy Minister, made the opening speech.
The European Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Leo Kaprio also attended the opening session, along with several WHO officials.
SYNOPSIS: Amidst the splendour of the Hotel Intercontinental in Bucharest, health experts from twenty-eight European counties have been swapping idea son national health schemes.
The meeting, which opened on the twelfth of March, was organised by the European bureau of the World Health organisation and the Rumanian Health Ministry. As well as discussing problems and evaluating new schemes, the delegates were also keen to know of recent developments in other European countries.
Different points of view were aired on the methods and conclusions delegates had arrived at after looking into various schemes. Questions raised by the requirements of teaching and the selection of research subjects were also discussed.
Several World Health Organisation officials were present at the opening.