Jibril, who was represented by Dr. Shehu Ahmed, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, recalled that the ministry submitted a Memorandum of Understanding to the Federal Executive Council on the ratification of Minamata Convention on Mercury
Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare and Communicable Diseases, gave the indication when he received a delegation of Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization in Abuja
The platform brings together experts from human health, animal health and environment sectors.
It is expected that the meeting will come up with proposals on combating health emergencies such as Ebola, Lassa Fever and other epidemics for the Ministers to adopt as "One Health"
Adewole explained that the Federal Vaccine Production Laboratory, Yaba was established in 1940 mainly for the production of Anti-rabies, Small Pox and Yellow Fever Vaccines for local consumption and export; until 1991