Why Ethiopia has turned its back on one of its own, WHO chief Tedros

Tedros is set for a second term at the helm of the global health body but Addis Ababa is not backing him The war in Tigray and accusations of a humanitarian blockade are at the heart of the matter. Jevans Nyabiage January 30, 2022, In 2017, when Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was appointed the World Health Organization’s director general with an overwhelming two-thirds majority vote, Ethiopia was ecstatic. One of their own, and the first African, had become the head of the UN health agency as the world was battling disease outbreaks such as Ebola. But now the tide has turned in Addis Ababa,

Why Ethiopia has turned its back on one of its own, WHO chief Tedros
Tedros is set for a second term at the helm of the global health body but Addis Ababa is not backing him The war in Tigray and accusations of a humanitarian blockade are at the heart of the matter. Jevans Nyabiage January 30, 2022, In 2017, when Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was appointed the World Health Organization’s director general with an overwhelming two-thirds majority vote, Ethiopia was ecstatic. One of their own, and the first African, had become the head of the UN health agency as the world was battling disease outbreaks such as Ebola. But now the tide has turned in Addis Ababa,