Catholic NGO commends new WHO Director-General
CUAMM ‘-Doctors with Africa,’ an Italian non-governmental organisation has expressed satisfaction with the election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General.
“On the eve of Africa Day, (25 May)” declared Fr. Dante Carraro the Director of CUAMM, “this appointment strongly highlights the centrality of Africa when it comes to the health of the world,” he said.
On Tuesday this week, member states of WHO elected Ethiopian national Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its new Director-General.
According to WHO, before his election, Dr Ghebreyesus served as Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and later as Minister of Health. He was