Malawi`s first lady, Her Excellency Gertrude Muntharika has received an invitation to attend the Africa Health Agenda International Conference in Kenya.
Madam Muntharika, has been invited to this conference scheduled to take place in march by the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF).
AMREF extended the invitation during an audience with Madam Muntharika on Monday in Addis Ababa through the organization`s Head of Fundraising and partnerships for Africa, Desta Lakew.
Lakew explained that the invitation to Mutharika is in recognition of her passion and role in advocating for youth friendly health services in Malawi and at the Organisation of African First Ladies (OAFLA) where she is president.
Among other things Africa Health Agenda International Conference will discuss investments needed in people, systems, and innovations to enable Africa attain the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 particularly in the area of health.
“It is a very important conference where the youth will have a great say and having Her Excellency Mutharika as keynote speaker will give them (youth) confidence that they have her support as Malawi First Lady and the support of all the African First Ladies,” Lakew said.
AMREF is an African International Organisation based in Nairobi Kenya aimed at improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems.