Why Margaret Kenyatta was bestowed a global recognition by WHO


First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was honoured with global recognition by the World Health Organisation, WHO as an advocate for global health at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland on Sunday.

The Patron of Beyond Zero was bestowed the prestigious award among others including Madame Antoinette Sassou Nguesso the First Lady of Congo for her global contribution to the control of sickle cell anaemia.

Others included Professor J Peter Figueroa for his global contribution to public health in Jamaica and Professor Sir Michael Marmot for his long-standing work on health inequalities and social determinants of health.

On Sunday, the First Lady also flagged off the 2nd Walk the Talk race at the Palais de Nations, Geneva ahead of the opening ceremony of the 72nd World Health Assembly Monday.



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