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Dr Margaret Chan nominated for a second term to be WHO Director-General

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 | Permalink

18 January 2012 — Dr Margaret Chan was nominated today by the WHOs Executive Board for a second term as Director-General of the Organization. If confirmed by the World Health Assembly, Dr Chan’s new term will begin on 1 July 2012 and continue until 30 June 2017.

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Dr Margaret Chan nominated for a second term to be WHO Director-General

Executive Board appoints the Regional Director for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 | Permalink

17 January 2012 — Dr Ala Alwan will take up his appointment as the Regional Director of WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO/EMRO) for a five-year term starting on 1 February 2012.

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Executive Board appoints the Regional Director for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Election of the WHO Director-General

Monday, November 21st, 2011 | Permalink

21 November 2011 — Only one candidate has been proposed for the election of WHO Director-General. The candidate is Dr Margaret Chan, the current Director-General, whose name has been submitted by China.

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Election of the WHO Director-General

WHO’s Executive Board supports reform proposals

Friday, November 4th, 2011 | Permalink

4 November 2011 — The Executive Board of WHO ended a three-day special session with Member States expressing strong support for WHO’s work. Agreement was reached on broad proposals for reform, which aim to better position WHO to improve health outcomes.

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WHO’s Executive Board supports reform proposals