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By
Lydia Asamoah, GNA

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,
July 9, GNA – The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV and AIDS
(OAFLA), has held its Steering Committee Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to
further deliberate on issues concerning adolescent reproductive health in
Africa.

The Committee meeting
followed a successful two-day Technical Advisors meeting to endorse
recommendations that was

By
Lydia Asamoah, GNA

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,
July 9, GNA – The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV and AIDS
(OAFLA), has held its Steering Committee Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to
further deliberate on issues concerning adolescent reproductive health in
Africa.

The Committee meeting
followed a successful two-day Technical Advisors meeting to endorse
recommendations that was made by the Technical Advisors to the First Ladies of
Member States.

The meeting was held
at the 19th General Assembly of OAFLA organised on the sideline of the 29th AU
summit which was attended by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Mrs
Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady.

It was on the theme:
“Building on 15 years of Engagement to harness the Demographic Dividend of
Africa through promoting the needs of Adolescents and their access to
Youth-friendly Health Services.”

Being her maiden OAFLA
meeting, Mrs Akufo-Addo, was selected to chair the OAFLA Steering Committee
meeting on behalf of Dr Gertrude Mutharika, President of OAFLA, who doubles as
the First Lady of Malawi.

The meeting concluded
with an endorsement of the recommendations made by the Technical Advisors of
the First Ladies as well as a communiqué to indicate the focus area of OAFLA
during the General Assembly.

GNA


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