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woensdag 14 juni 2017

WHO: WHO DG-elect on high-level US tour to advance new vision for WHO

WHO DG-elect on high-level US tour to advance new vision for WHO
WHO Director-General elect, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is in the United States of America 12-17 June to share his vision for the WHO with global leaders, before taking up his new position on 1 July.

Over 5 days Dr Tedros will meet with Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Jim Kim, World Bank Group President; Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director; Tom Price, Secretary of US Health and Human Services; and others, including leadership for the Canadian Ministry of International Development and La Francophonie, Carter Center, United Nations, US Agency for International Development, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US State Department.
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WHO Director-General elect welcomes new funding for polio eradication
WHO Director-General elect, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus welcomes contributions and pledges of US$1.2 billion for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.
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Abuse of older people on the rise – 1 in 6 affected
Abuse of older people on the rise – 1 in 6 affected
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