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World Health Assembly elects Tedros Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

GENEVA: The Member States of World Health Organisation on Tuesday elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017. Congratulations Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, new WHO Director-General elect #WHA70 #alert — WHO (@WHO) May 23, 2017 A Pakistani expert in non-communicable diseases, a British physician and the Ethiopian former health minister were three finalists…