Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tag Archives: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Covid-19 vaccine may be ready by year-end, says WHO’s Tedros

GENEVA: A vaccine against Covid-19 may be ready by year-end, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for solidarity and political commitment by all leaders to ensure equal distribution of vaccines when they become available. “We will need vaccines and there ...

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WHO head urges world not to let up on coronovirus battle

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries on Monday to press on with efforts to contain the novel coronovirus, noting the pandemic was worsening globally and had not peaked in central America. “More than six months into the pandemic this is not the time for any country to take ...

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Pakistani doctor ready to take on the world

LONDON: The World Health Organization announced that three finalists are in the running to become the next director general of the global health agency. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, 51, of Ethiopia, Dr. Sania Nishtar, 53, of Pakistan, and Dr. David Nabarro, 67, of Britain were selected as finalists in the competition to ...

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