Six candidates have been proposed by Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) to replace the outgoing Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan, by the end of June next year.
Representing the continent Africa, the former Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, joined the run for the top job by competing against candidates from Italy (Dr Flavia Bustreo), France (Professor Philippe Douste-Blazy), United Kingdom and Northern Ireland (Dr David Nabarro), Pakistan (Dr Sania Nishtar), and Hungary (Dr Miklós Szócska).
Desperate to win this $260,000-a-year UN job, Dr. Tedros Adhanom hired a US-based consultancy firm, Mercury Public Affairs. But that doesn’t spare him from the expected humiliation. Continue reading Dr Tedros Adhanom Humiliated Himself at WHO DG Candidates Forum