congo: WHO’s Tedros under donor pressure to act quickly on Congo sex scandal: diplomats – Times of India

Reading Time: 11 minutes GENEVA: The head of the World Health Organization is coming under US-led pressure to act quickly on a damning report on a sexual assault scandal that has engulfed it and other aid agencies in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Western diplomats say. More than 80 aid workers, a quarter of whom were employed by the … Read more

tedros: France, Germany nominate WHO chief Tedros for a second term – Times of India

Reading Time: 4 minutes GENEVA: Germany and France said they and other European Union countries have nominated Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia for a second term as director-general of the World Health Organization. This marks the first time that a candidate for the top job at the UN health agency has not been nominated by the home country. Tedros, … Read more

tedros: France, Germany nominate WHO chief Tedros for a second term – Times of India

Reading Time: 4 minutes GENEVA: Germany and France said they and other European Union countries have nominated Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia for a second term as director-general of the World Health Organization. This marks the first time that a candidate for the top job at the UN health agency has not been nominated by the home country. Tedros, … Read more

WHO warns of ‘early stages’ of Covid-19 third wave amid Delta variant surge – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes GENEVA: World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday warned the world about the ‘early stages’ of Covid-19 third wave amid Delta surge. “Unfortunately…we are now in the early stages of a third wave”, he said. On Wednesday, the head of WHO said that Delta variant‘s spread, along with increased social mobility and … Read more