Tag Archives: the World Health Organization (WHO)

Why WHO’s World Health Assembly (WHA) should vote against Dr. Tedros Adhanom at its May session

7 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 


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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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Year-long electoral processes of the next WHO director-general begin: Does our Teddy stand any chance?

25 Apr

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

On April 22, 2016, WHO announced that its process to elect its next director-general has just begun. Accordingly, as of last Friday, Member States have been advised to nominate candidates to head the global public health body.
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Ebola cases in west Africa could rise to 20,000 says WHO

31 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Lisa O’Carroll

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned the number of Ebola cases could rise to 20,000 as doctors in Liberia say the deadly virus is now spreading so rapidly they can no longer deal with the crisis.
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