Press release

Resident WHO Liaison officer pays courtesy visit to Foreign Secretary

April 19, 2017

Dr. Bhupinder Aulakh, the new WHO (World Health Organisation) Liaison Officer, paid a Courtesy Call on the Seychelles’ Foreign Secretary, Ambassador Claude Morel, today at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Dr. Aulakh, replaces, Dr. Humphrey Cyprian Karamagi, who was the Acting WHO Liaison Officer, since October 2015.

After welcoming Dr. Aulakh and extending the appreciation of the Government of Seychelles, towards Dr. Humphrey for his service, Ambassador Morel, drawing on the long standing successful relationship that has existed between the WHO and the Government of Seychelles, reaffirmed the commitments of Seychelles to maintain the momentum of working closely with the organization. Since opening its office in Seychelles, in 1986, the WHO has supported many developmental projects in the Health sector in Seychelles. 

As the fourth WHO Liaison Officer to Seychelles, Dr. Aulakh commended Seychelles for its successes in the Health sector and envisaged a fruitful collaboration, to especially address the different challenges. 

Dr. Aulakh will be based at the WHO Country Office for Seychelles, Ministry of Health Compound, Mont Fleuri.