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Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Receives Support Of African Nations In Bid To Become Next WHO Director General

New Times: Ethiopian candidate for top WHO job gets full backing from Africa
“Ethiopia’s former Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has received strong backing from African countries to head the World Health Organization (WHO), whose elections are due next month. … Tedros, 51, outlined to The New Times that his five priorities for the organization namely: universal health coverage; health emergency preparedness; women, children, and adolescents; health impacts of climate and environmental change; and creating a transformed WHO that is effectively managed, adequately resourced, results-focused, and responsive…” (Karuhanga, 4/12).