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Blog Post Highlights Challenges, Priorities For WHO DG-Elect Tedros

World Policy Blog: Can Dr. Tedros Save the WHO?
Craig Moran, an independent geopolitical consultant, discusses the election of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the next director general of the World Health Organization and several challenges he faces in the position. Moran writes, “If the WHO is going to have any chance of staying relevant during the next global health emergency — whether it be cholera in Yemen, Ebola in the DRC, or some unknown new disease — Tedros is going to have to live up to his campaign pledges and reform the agency’s credibility, accountability, and disaster response mechanisms…” (6/13).