Spain's AECID and Médicos del Mundo to foster primary health services in vulnerable contexts

On June 7, 2021, the director of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), Magdy Martínez Solimán, met with the director of the global health NGO Médicos del Mundo, Elena Urdaneta, with the aim of strengthening cooperation in humanitarian contexts.

AECID and Médicos del Mundo decided to join efforts in Afghanistan, Syria, and Palestine to foster primary health services for vulnerable populations. Médicos del Mundo is currently working in collaboration with the AECID and the European Union’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO), in a primary health program in Syria's northeast region.

Press release – AECID (in Spanish)