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 ...

WHO elected the right person for its Director General position: Dr Moha Farah Jire. - Walta Information Center (blog)

Former President of African Journalists for Renaissance said the World health organization elected the right person for its Director General position. The ex-president Dr. Moha Farah Jire emphasized that the African Union, Ethiopian Diasporas and the ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.