June 5, 2013 | by Staff reports
Egypt health minister nixes gay health issues
Cairo, Egypt, gay news, Washington Blade

Cairo, Egypt (Photo by Evan Hill of Al Jazeera English via Wikimedia Commons)

LONDON — LGBT health issues were removed from the agenda of the World Health Organization’s board meeting, after Egypt and other member states of the Eastern Mediterranean and Africa objected, Gay Star News reported.

Egypt’s Health Minister Mohamed Mostafa Hamed said May 31 that his country “succeeded” in deleting an item on improving the health of LGBT people from the agenda of the 133rd executive board meeting that was held in Geneva.

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