Phnom Penh (FN), Jul. 7 – WHO regional director for Western Pacific Takeshi Kasai praised the wise leadership of Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen, in particular on the effective control of the COVID19 pandemic and vaccination campaign.

Takeshi Kasai said during a working visit to Tuol Kork Primary School and a meeting with Private Health Services Association on Wednesday (Jul 6) at the Ministry of Health.

"Takeshi pledged to further support the kingdom in the implementation of strengthening the health system, such as human resources training, focusing on the implementation of the framework in the promotion of primary health care in Cambodia, which the kingdom is planning to implement in the near future," according to the Ministry of Health spokesperson Or Vandine.

Vandine added that WHO will support the kingdom to achieve malaria-free by 2025.