Addis Ababa, 19-04-2016: To mobilize resources for the establishment of the regional centre of excellence for cancer treatment and management, delegates from IGAD member states, development partners and other stakeholders will convene at the Africa Hall, UNECA Compound in Addis Ababa on Wednesday20th April 2016 starting at 9.00am.
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Djibouti, 06-11-2015: Senior officials of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the World Health Organization (WHO) held a joint meeting yesterday in Djibouti to discuss the development of a regional program to regulate medicines and other medical products.
Welcoming the officials on behalf of the Executive Secretary, the Director of Economic Cooperation and Social Development at the IGAD Secretariat, Mr. Elsadig Abdalla pointed out that though the porous nature of borders in the region had facilitated a profitable movement of people and animals, goods and services in the spirit of integration, illegal and counterfeit medicines that are hazardous to human and animal health had also found their way through.
28 October 2015, Djibouti, Djibouti: Member States of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development resolved today to redouble their efforts to combat trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants during the 6th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Process on Migration held in Djibouti.