Devex Examines WHO Director-General Tedros’s First 100 Days

Devex: For his first 100 days, WHO’s new DG Tedros gets a nod of approval. But can he sustain it?
“When World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced his leadership team last week, it was hard to imagine him garnering anything less than a positive thumbs up for his first 100 days in office. The team has all the makings for a positive review: it represents all WHO regions and more than 60 percent are women. The selection, many argue, show how it’s possible to achieve diversity without sacrificing talent…” (Ravelo, 10/13).

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