WHO DG Tedros Visits Areas Of Bahamas Struck By Hurricane Dorian, Assesses Health Impacts, Meets With Officials

WHO: WHO Director-General visits devastated sites in the Bahamas to assess health impacts of Hurricane Dorian
“The world must rally around the Bahamas in the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Dorian which has not only cost many lives and livelihoods but caused severe damage to essential infrastructure, depriving communities of vital services at a critical time, said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, upon completion of a visit to the Bahamas. … During his visit, Dr. Tedros met with the Governor-General, Minister of Health, and other government officials and commended their preparedness, readiness, and efforts to mitigate the damage caused by the hurricane…” (10/1).