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Norwegian psychologist & psychoanalyst rejects Dr. Tedros Adhanom as ‘unfit’ for WHO post

14 Nov

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

I was preparing Sunday evening to get further clue about the author of a tweet I had retweeted earlier in the afternoon. I joined it not only because of its cute brevity. But also I loved its forthrightness in rejecting Dr. Tedros Adhanom’s candidacy to the highest post at the World Health Organization (WHO), for which the candidate already had his first job interview on November 1, 2016 that had gone terribly bizarre.
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Dr. Tedros Adhanom’s presentation of his vision for WHO at Geneva, an embarrassing moment for Ethiopia

5 Nov

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

Frankly speaking, the usually lucid (I did not say truthful) former Ethiopian foreign minister and now its candidate for the World Health Organization (WHO) director-general post Dr. Tedros Adhanom’s vision was badly attacked on November 1, 2016 during presentation of his vision at the Geneva WHO-organized Candidates Forum. He became a laughingstock amongst representatives of 34 nations, members of the Executive Board in the conference room.
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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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