Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize
Honourable Deputy Minister Dr. Joe Phaahla
•WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
•WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr. Matshidiso Moeti
•WHO Country Representative Dr. Owen Kaluwa
•Director General for Health Dr. Sandile Buthelezi
•All senior officials from WHO
•All Senior Officials from Department of Health
•Members of the Media
•And a special greeting to the WHO Surge team
It is my humble honour today to officially welcome the World Health Organisation Surge Team.
South Africa is truly blessed to have this calibre of expertise in its midst as we continue to be at war with the Coronavirus.
Although South Africa shares a long and rich kinship with the WHO, the significance of this bond has never been more highlighted than during in this cataclysmic period of our era.
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