Morocco sits on the Board of Directors of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the deliberative body of the African Union.
This decision was adopted at the 6th meeting of the Board of Directors of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, held Monday and Tuesday in Addis Ababa.
This is the first time since his return to the African Union that the Kingdom of Morocco has been a member of the Board of Directors of the CDC.
Morocco will sit in this deliberative body for a period of three years, from 2 December current, says one with the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom to the African Union.
It should be recalled that Morocco also represents the North Africa Region at the level of the Advisory and Technical Council of the CDC by Abderrahman Maaroufi, Director of the Pasteur Institute.
The CDC, which is provisionally based in Addis Ababa and whose Board of Directors is currently chaired by Togo’s Minister of Health, was launched on 31 December 2017 as a specialized technical institution of the African Union to promote disease prevention and control in Africa.