Jordanian Princess commends health workers
October 27, 2015 6:42 pm
Her Royal Highness Princess Sara Zeid of Jordan has commended the work of health workers especially those at the maternity unit.
Princess Sara visited the Nadi and Lautoka maternity units and children’s hospital yesterday, as part of her program for the Pacific Health Minsiter’s meeting currently underway at the Sofitel Resort in Nadi.
She is the Maternal Health Advocate for the United Nations and is in Fiji for the meeting where a paper on climate change and its effects on health for the COP 21 meeting in Paris later this year.
Speaking at her visit to the Nadi Hospital, Princess Sara thanked the staff for their work.
“Your work to support mothers and to protect them and your help to ensure they are happy and healthy and care for so they can do what we all want to do – which is to care for our family and our children is extraordinary. I thank you. Thank you very much.”
Princess Sara will today preside over discussions where an outcomes of the experts’ meeting and their proposed strategies on strengthening resilience for women, children and adolescents is expected.
16 Health Ministers from the region are here as well for the meeting.
They are to view the paper today and will endorse it as the collective voice of the Pacific in Paris.