Tag Archives: Director-General

World’s doctor gives WHO headache: A clear case of TPLF-inculcated intransparency

16 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by SARAH WHEATON, Politico: World’s doctor gives WHO a headache
 
Seven months into his tenure, the early moves of the WHO’s first African chief are stoking a backlash.

His supporters say Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus promised to shake the institution up. The critics, increasingly emboldened, say he’s undermining the World Health Organization’s effectiveness and putting its funding at risk.
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Secret vote on WHO bodes ill for future of global health

26 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Laurie Garrett*, special to Humanosphere
 

With the future of global health more uncertain than it has been in more than a decade, the first hats have been tossed into the election ring for top leadership at the World Health Organization. It is a dire time for WHO, which has seen its financial and political support erode steadily for the last decade, its credibility suffering mightily over its slow and sloppy response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
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