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New WHO Regional Director For Africa Vows Reform

New York Times: Botswana Doctor Is Named to Lead WHO in Africa
“…’There is no question that, as a region, we need to up our game,’ [Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO’s new regional director for Africa,] said. ‘The WHO is reforming, and one of my intentions is to fast-track reform in the region, too.’ Competence tests for the staff and audits of job performance by outside consultants will be among the changes, she said. The WHO’s big donors, including the United States, have been demanding that the agency be more efficient and effective…” (McNeil, 1/27).

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