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 The Developing-8 Health and Social Protection Programme Office (D-8 HSP) in Abuja and Chatham House jointly organised the first virtual roundtable of health professionals of the D-8 Member States on April 16 in order to discuss the COVID-19 Pandemic, reports The Daily Sun.  The D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation has intensified solidarity and cooperation among its member states amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its huge disruption to livelihood, economy and health systems.
 Foreign Ministry in Dhaka yesterday stated that they are working towards identifying constraints and bottlenecks in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic as well as to develop a mechanism to build post-pandemic resilient health systems.  Professionals from the Ministries of health and Foreign Affairs of the Member States, as well as International Organizations such as Chestrad International and Corvus Health from USA as well as officials of Chatham House, Malaysian Technology Development Cooperation (MTDC) and the Islamic World Science Citation Center of Iran (ISC) attended the meeting.