Thursday, March 15, 2012

WHO chief meets with NKorean health officials

The head of the World Health Organization toured a medical facility and met with North Korean health officials Tuesday during a rare trip to the reclusive country.

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan arrived in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, on Monday _ becoming the U.N. agency's first chief to visit the communist country since 2001.

On Tuesday, Chan and North Korean health officials, all clad in white gowns, met and discussed projects aimed at boosting the North's medical programs, according to footage from broadcaster APTN. Details of the programs were not immediately available.

Chan also talked with North Korean provincial doctors via …

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