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Samira fights air pollution

Ghana’s Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has said ensuring access to affordable and reliable modern energy sources for all, is critical to attaining Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 7, on health and energy, respectively.

Mrs Bawumia said this at a high-level energy and health panel programme as part of the 72nd World Health Assembly of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Mrs Bawumia addressed dignitaries including Her Majesty Queen Letizia Ortiz, Queen of Spain and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the WHO, on the need to adopt proven cost-effective interventions to reduce air pollution significantly.

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s wife also joined several dignitaries at an event held in honour of the late UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan and the Kofi Annan Foundation’s contribution to global health and better drug policies.


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