Throughout his career, Dr. Tedros has worked to expand opportunity for people around the world.

A visionary leader, he guided Ethiopia and numerous global health organizations to achieve game-changing results and increase their impact. An experienced reformer, he transformed Ethiopia’s health system to expand quality care and access to tens of millions of Ethiopians, and helped key global actors like The Global Fund and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership operate with greater efficiency and effectiveness. And, a skilled diplomat, his collaborative, context-specific, and solutions-oriented approach to global health and international relations is respected worldwide.

Our world has changed. Today, we face unprecedented health threats – from pandemics, to antibiotic-resistant infections, to climate change.  We need a strong and effective World Health Organization to meet these challenges.  As Director-General, Dr. Tedros’ vision, collaborative approach and proven effectiveness will help WHO better protect the health of all people.

Updates

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Arrives Today

Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will meet with various members of the Jamaican Government to boost the long-standing and historical bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Jamaica.

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdes Meets Ethiopian Foreign Minister

The vice president of the Council of State of Cuba, Salvador Valdes, met with Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is on an official visit to Cuba.

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