About: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Health 03-03-2022

Delivery of critical medical supplies to Ukraine becomes increasingly urgent

An urgent call for medical oxygen and other critical medical supplies from the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) comes as supplies dwindle and difficulties in delivering WHO medical supplies to Ukrainian hospitals intensify.
Health 19-02-2022

EU-AU summit makes big health promises, but not on IP waivers

EU and African leaders laid out a number of promises to secure equitable access to vaccines at the end of a two-day summit in Brussels on Friday (18 February). No decision on lifting intellectual property rights was reached, however.
Global Europe 24-09-2021

World Health chief set for second term after German endorsement

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to obtain a second term as World Health Organization chief, after the German government endorsed him and no other candidate is likely to stand before the deadline on Thursday (23 September).
Coronavirus 31-03-2021

New international treaty will help prepare for future pandemics, EU’s Michel says

The international pandemic treaty currently in the making should serve as a framework for future preparedness against global health threats, said European Council president Charles Michel, who originally came up with the idea.