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A conversation with Laurie Garrett about the road ahead for the WHO - Humanosphere

Outgoing Director-General of the World Health Organization China's Margaret Chan, left, reacts next to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia, right, newly elected as Director-General in Geneva, May 23, 2017. (KEYSTONE/Valentin Flauraud). Audio ...and more »

Opinion: How new Director-General Tedros must modernize WHO's engagement with the world - Devex

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, new director-general of the World Health Organization. Photo by: Russel Watkins / DfID. When Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes over as the new director-general of the World Health Organization on July 1, he will step ...and more »

A Change of Guard at the WHO - Council on Foreign Relations

With the United States likely to pull back on global health funding, the World Health Organization, under its new director-general, will need to undertake serious structural and administrative changes. Expert Brief by Laurie Garrett. May 25, 2017. WHO ...and more »

WHO's Identity Crisis - New York Times

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization, under more democratic rules than in the past, elected its first African director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Dr. Tedros, who goes by his first name, is a malaria expert who built his reputation by ...and more »

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus new WHO Director-General - Pan American Health Organization

Geneva, 23 May 2017-Today the Members States of the World Health Organization (WHO) elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his ...and more »

[Photos] Ethiopia's Tedros returns home after historic WHO DG polls - africanews

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new head of the United Nation's leading health outfit, the World Health Organization (WHO), returned home after making his nation and the continent proud earlier this week. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by ...and more »

World Health Organization gets its first African director-general, Tedros of Ethiopia -

New role: Effective July 1, Tedros will become the first African director-general of the World Health Organization after being elected to the position at the 70th World Health Assembly on May 23. He succeeds Dr. Margaret Chan, who has led the ...and more »

WHO's new boss is just the right medicine - Mail & Guardian

The battle to get there was bruising but the end result was decisive: with 133 votes, compared with just 50 for his nearest challenger, Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected this week as director general of the World Health Organisation ...and more »

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya calls for health Services within the reach of families - Lusaka Times

Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya(Right) looks at the records of a newly born baby in the neonatal isolation ward during his tour of the Monze Mission Hospital Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has addressed the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva ...and more »

Ethiopia: The paradox of TPLF's success and survival -

As the latest development with WHO's appointment of Tedros Adhanom shows, the TPLF continues to benefit from the achievements of our ancestors. The fact is, if the TPLF was not able to mobilize and secure the support of all African nations; let alone ...and more »