WHO Member States Should Elect Ethiopia’s Former Minister Of Health, Tedros Adhanom, As Next WHO Director General
Huffington Post: Dr. Tedros is the Leader the WHO Needs
Nicole Schiegg, strategic communications consultant and former USAID senior adviser
“In three weeks leaders from all over the world will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, for the annual World Health Assembly. For the first time in history, countries have the opportunity to elect an African and a former minister of health to lead the World Health Organization. While the other two candidates in this race are accomplished, Dr. Tedros Adhanom of Ethiopia is the best choice for director general. There has never been someone more qualified to lead WHO at this pivotal moment in its history. … Anyone who knows Dr. Tedros will tell you he never held back when advising donors on how their money should be invested. His validation was a key driver to successfully launch the roadmap to end preventable child and maternal death. … Not often do you encounter a leader who has impacted so many lives and stayed true to his roots. It is without a doubt that Dr. Tedros is the leader the WHO needs at this critical time. Electing Dr. Tedros is the best way to ensure better health for all the world’s people” (5/1).