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6 Candidates Now Running For WHO Director General

POLITICO: Global health chief race set with new entrants
“Three new candidates entered the race to lead the World Health Organization on Friday … The Geneva-based public health agency with 194-member countries announced Italian WHO official Flavia Bustreo, former Hungarian Health Minister Miklós Szócska, and British U.N. adviser David Nabarro had entered the contest for the €214,000-a-year job. They join earlier candidates to succeed Margaret Chan, whose mandate as director-general ends next June, [including] Pakistan’s former health minister Sania Nishtar, Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom, and France’s former health and foreign minister Philippe Douste-Blazy…” (Huet/Paun, 9/22).


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