Ethiopia’s Dr. Tedros Adhanom, New Director-General, Begins Work at WHO

VOA – The World Health Organization’s new director-general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia, began his five-year term Saturday. The former Ethiopian health and foreign minister is the first African chosen to... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia’s Tedros returns home after historic WHO DG polls

Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new head of the United Nation’s leading health outfit, the World Health Organization (WHO), returned home after making his nation and the continent proud earlier this week.... Read more »

WHO picks Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu of Ethiopia to lead the global health agency

Former Ethiopian health minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected Tuesday to become the next director-general of the World Health Organization. (Fabrice Coffrini/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) The governing body of the World... Read more »

WHO chooses Dr. Tedros Adhanom, first African to head the global health agency

Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference launching his candidacy to the post of Director General of World Health Organization (WHO), on the sidelines of the WHO’s... Read more »

Ethiopia’s candidate for the World Health Organization doesn’t like mentioning a certain disease

Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a candidate for director general of the World Health Organization. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Despite warnings from its own experts, the World Health Organization took two months... Read more »

Ethiopian news: For Opponents, WHO Director General Nominee Tedros Adhanom Represents Ethiopia’s Repressive Government

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister of Health, Ethiopia, speaking at the London Summit on Family Planning in 2012. Photo by Flickr user UK DFID. CC BY-SA 2.0 Some Ethiopians are fiercely campaigning... Read more »