Meeting of African First Ladies

The African First Ladies met in New York to cover matters regarding health on the continent, in work which began on Monday 24th September and will continue for at least four days.

The headquarters of the United Nations Organisation (UN) in New York has been hosting the XXI General Assembly of Organisation of First Ladies in Africa for the fight against HIV/AIDS, coinciding with the 73rd UN General Assembly.

The African First Ladies are leading a campaign on the continent to prevent children contracting HIV, and in this way prevent deaths related to the illness, while maintaining the health of their mothers.

Equatorial Guinea is taking part in the senior level meetings with a delegation led by doctor Justino Obama Nve, representing the First Lady of the Nation, Constancia Mangue de Obiang, Special Health Adviser in Equatorial Guinea, who was also accompanied by Teresa Alene Nguema, a doctor in Gynaecology.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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