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Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Geneva, Switzerland – Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health organization strengthening health systems worldwide, welcomes the historic election of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization. Set to start in his new role on July 1st, Dr. Tedros is a recognized public health leader from Ethiopia who has worked tirelessly for the health and wellbeing of all people over a career that spans more than three decades.


MSH is working with Project C.U.R.E., an organization that provides donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world, to provide medical supplies and equipment to facilities in Haiti that were damaged by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. For example, the main district hospital in Les Cayes, Immaculee Conception, lost its surgical unit and dental unit in the flooding and hurricane. Project C.U.R.E., MSH and Haiti Air Ambulance recently conducted needs assessments of facilities in Department Sud.


May 23, 2017

With the World Health Organization (WHO) slated to elect a new Director-General during the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA), what is the potential impact new leadership can bring? And more importantly are those who will be impacted paying attention? As the WHO works to implement some of the reforms agreed to during the WHA in 2016, the question global health stakeholders should be asking is: What should new leadership at the WHO do for the organization? In discussing the implications of this election, panelists from the U.S.

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