CFR Senior Fellow Laurie Garrett Discusses New WHO DG’s Challenges, Priorities In Global Health NOW Interview

Global Health NOW: Electing WHO’s New DG: Laurie Garrett Q&A, Part I
“This year’s election of the new director general of the WHO was a victory not only for Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus but for transparency, says Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health with the Council on Foreign Relations. She has followed global health for more than 30 years as a journalist and an author …, attending the World Health Assembly meetings since the 1980s. During a brief break the day after Tedros’s May 24 election, Garrett reflected on the DG election process as well as priorities and prospects for Tedros’s tenure…” (Simpson, 5/30).

Global Health NOW: Advice for Tedros: Laurie Garrett Q&A, Part II
“…In the second part of GHN’s Q&A with her, Garrett considers Tedros’s challenges with the paltry WHO budget and how to give the people a voice at the World Health Assembly…” (Simpson, 5/31).

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