Tag Archives: Six candidates for DG post

As WHO begins screening six candidates to the DG post, there is need to restate why I am opposed to Dr. Tedros Adhanom’s candidacy

31 Oct

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The world is welcoming November 2016 shortly.

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) lengthy election processes, leading to the appointment by the World Health Assembly (WHA) of the ninth director-general of WHO in May 2017 goes into gear for its first phase live forum with the six candidates on November 1-2, 2016 at the organization’s headquarters in Geneva. Surely, one of the six would be picked up in May 2017 as the new director-general and assume his/her responsibilities on 1 July 2017.
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Five MDs & one PhD holder are candidates for WHO DG post. Eyes on World Health Assembly to see if it could ensure unrepentant human rights violator not taking the helm

24 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

WHO makes official its candidates to the DG post

In keeping with the official schedule for the election of the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), the names of six candidates have been made public. They are:
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