Three candidates are still in the race in order to replace Margaret Chan
Intellectual Property Watch The three remaining candidates to be director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) have met with the press and highlighted their plans. In addition to the reform of the WHO, this includes, in particular, the search for new financing opportunities in severe times after the election of US president Trump.
The three candidates are the Ethiopian malaria researcher and former health minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the British physician David Nabarro, currently the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Development and Climate Change, and the cardiologist Sania Nishtar of Pakistan, who has been the Minister of Health and Health Science of her country in 2013. (Photo: United Nations Mission Geneva / flickr)