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

The 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva just elected a new director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday. But underfunded and over strapped, what does the road ahead look like for the WHO? Laurie Garrett. To answer that ...and more »

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

When Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes over as the new director-general of the World Health Organization on July 1, he will step into a 70-year-old agency wrestling with its identity in a fast-changing world. WHO plays a unique role as the guardian ...and more »

Ethiopia's Tedros Faces Challenges as New WHO Chief - Voice of America

African delegates celebrated with ululations and high-fives when Ethiopia's Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected director-general of the World Health Organization earlier this week in Geneva. Now, Tedros faces a slew of challenges as he takes the ...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 »

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 (WHO).and more »

New WHO Director-General to Take Office July 1 - Liberian Daily Observer

Last Wednesday, May 23, 2017, Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. The WHO disclosed on its website that Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was ...and more »

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

By Teshome M. Borago. 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 ...and more »

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom elected as chief of WHO - East Africa Monitor

Ethiopia's former health minister, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has been elected as the new head of the World Health Organization (WHO). The result makes Tedros, as he is widely known, the first African to lead the United Nations health agency, after ...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. The 52-year-old arrived at the Bole ...and more »

Tedros Adhanom Receives Warm Welcome Back Home - Ezega

May 29, 2017 - The Director General-elect of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom, received a warm welcome at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Among those who received him include Hirut Zemene, Foreign Affairs State Minister, ...and more »