14th August 2017- To reinforce progress towards 2025 non communicable disease targets in the country, HE Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim together with WHO Representative Dr Arvind Mathur and Director General of Public Health Ms Maimoona Abu Bakr
launched the Package of Essential Non Communicable (PEN) Disease Programme for Primary Health Care in the Maldives in an event organized by Health Protection Agency with support and collaboration from WHO Maldives.
3rd August 2017- The official function to mark World Hepatitis Day 2017 was celebrated by Health Protection Agency and WHO Country Office for Maldives through a High Level Meeting today. Cabinet members such as Minister of Home Affairs Honorable Azleen Ahmed, Minister of Health Honorable Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim together with the WHO Representative Dr Arvind Mathur attended the event, themed "Eliminate Hepatitis".
13th July 2017 - In an official ceremony held at the Ministry of Health, WHO Country Office for Maldives handed over Interagency Emergency Health Kits to the government of Maldives to be used by the country’s health teams to meet the health care needs of people in times of crisis. WHO Representative Dr Arvind Mathur signed the official handover document together with the Minister of Health Honorable Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim. One kit is designed to meet the basic health needs of 10 000 people for a period of approximately 3 months.