Somaliland Lauds Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus - SomalilandPress

The Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected as the new Director General the World Health Organization (WHO) last week. Mr. Ayanle Salad Diriye, Somaliland deputy ambassador to Ethiopia speaking to reporters in Addis Abba said, “The Government ...

Ethiopian wins vote to be first African head of WHO - AppsforPCdaily

The election concludes a year-long process that was unprecedented in the history of the United Nations health agency - the first time all member states have been given the opportunity to choose the next WHO leader. Ghebreyesus, who was nominated by the ...

The top job, a tough job - The Hindu

In his hands Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia was voted Director-General of the World Health Organization on Tuesday, the first African to head the agency. “All roads lead to universal coverage. This will be my central priority,” he told ...

A new Director-General for the World Health Organization - pppFocus

A former health minister from Ethiopia, Tedros, who goes by his first name, will take over an organization that has been struggling to find funding and exert the political governance needed to address the world's biggest health problems, NPR reports.

Somaliland: ' I Was in Tour Shoes so can understand you better' says Tedros as he becomes 1st African to head WHO - MENAFN.COM

Somalilandsun- Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus won the race to be the next head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, becoming the first African to lead the Geneva-based United Nations agency. The former health minister and ...

[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 ...

Nation warmly welcomes new WHO Director General elect Dr. Tedros - Walta Information Center (blog)

Foreign Affairs State Minister, Hirut Zemene, warmly welcomed the Director General-elect of World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport this morning. Ambassadors and delegates from Ethiopian public diplomacy ...

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

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 ...

Home Health Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya calls for health Services within the... - 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 ...

Three ideas on how the new WHO DG can build health systems from the bottom up - EconoTimes

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus Adhanom is the first African to become the director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO). He is also the first non-physician to head up the United Nations' body. He has big challenges ahead of him. He will be expected ...

World Health Organization gets African DG - pppFocus

But Tedros (born 1965) is an Ethiopian politician, academic, public health authority that served in the government of Ethiopia as Minister of Health from 2005 to 2012 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2016. Tedros will succeed China's ...

Former Ethiopia minister Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief - Normangee Star

The WHO is perhaps the most influential United Nations agency, charged with emergency response and shaping baseline policies for treatment of major health challenges. “Overall, the new Director-General must steer the World Health Organization to a ...

Planned US funding cuts not a 'closed issue — New WHO chief - pppFocus

“We wish him much success and hope to continue cooperation with the WHO“, said Einav Shimron-Grinboim, the Health Ministry's deputy director-general for information, in a phone call from Geneva. “It's a victory day for Ethiopia and for Africa ...

Ethiopia's Tedros Picked To Lead World Health Organization - Normangee Star

Nabarro, who had strong support from his native Britain and touted his decades of experience within the United Nations system, ultimately failed to persuade voters that the agency needed an insider in its top job. A former Ethiopian minister who has ...

Zim endorses new WHO boss - The Herald

Zimbabwe has congratulated the new World Health Organisation director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom of Ethiopia, who recently won an election with 133 votes against Dr Sania Nishtar from Pakistan and Dr David Nabarro from the United Kingdom.

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 ...

The WHO's new African leader could be a shot in the arm for poorer countries - SomalilandPress

Tedros Ghebreyesus, the newly elected Director-General of the World Health Organisation. Reuters/Denis Balibouse. Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus is the first African to be elected as the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in its 70 year ...

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).

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 ...

WHO's newly elected chief reaffirms one-China principle - Xinhua

Newly elected Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom gestures during the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, May 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Alain Grosclaude). GENEVA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Newly elected World ...