23rd May 2020
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Transport, Dr Lam Pin Min participated in the 147th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board, held virtually on 22 May 2020.
2. The 147th session took on an abridged agenda which focused on the succession plans for the committees under the Executive Board, and agreed on the dates of the next sessions of the World Health Assembly, Executive Board and Programme, Budget and Administration Committee (PBAC) meetings.
3. Dr Lam was elected into the 34-member Executive Board last year for a term of three years. During the virtual meeting, Dr Lam was appointed as member of the PBAC for two years. The PBAC reviews and provides guidance to the Board on matters relating to programme planning, monitoring and evaluation, as well as financial and administrative matters of the WHO. Dr Lam is currently also serving on the Foundation Committee for the Sasakawa Health Prize.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
23 MAY 2020