First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was honoured with global recognition by the World Health Organisation, WHO as an advocate for global health at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland on Sunday.
The Patron of Beyond Zero was bestowed the prestigious award among others including Madame Antoinette Sassou Nguesso the First Lady of Congo for her global contribution to the control of sickle cell anaemia.
Others included Professor J Peter Figueroa for his global contribution to public health in Jamaica and Professor Sir Michael Marmot for his long-standing work on health inequalities and social determinants of health.
Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta the First Lady of the Republic of Kenya, the Patron of Beyond Zero, is bestowed a global recognition as an advocate for global health. Others who received global recognition include Madame Antoinette Sassou Nguesso the First Lady of Congo (1/2), pic.twitter.com/hypLsVHaDV
— Beyond Zero (@BeyondZeroKenya) May 20, 2019
On Sunday, the First Lady also flagged off the 2nd Walk the Talk race at the Palais de Nations, Geneva ahead of the opening ceremony of the 72nd World Health Assembly Monday.