More Diverse Leadership Appointments At WHO, But Transparency Questioned

The Lancet: Senior WHO appointments are praised but raise questions
“…The announcement of [WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom’s] senior leadership team in October and the subsequent appointment of eight directors’ posts in December were both lauded for increasing the appointment of women to senior posts in headquarters and for their gender and geographical diversity. … The dearth of transparency and competitiveness for the selection of directors under Tedros has been pulled into question by WHO staff and some in the international health community…” (Zarocostas, 1/27).

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