Ambassador Paschall Meets with WHO Country Director

Ambassador Paschall paid a courtesy call on World Health Organization Gambia Country Director Dr Desta Tirhune. The Ambassador apprised Dr Tirhune of President Joseph R Biden’s letters to UN Secretary General Guterres and WHO Director General Tedros. Dr Tirhune welcomed the news, and provided Ambassador Paschall an update on WHO’s work with the Gambian Ministry is Health to battle COVID-19. The two discussed enlisting Gambian government support to join in President Biden’s “100 Day Mask Challenge” to the Gambian people, given that compliance with COVID risk mitigation measures has fallen dramatically.