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Six jobs the new World Health Organisation leader should prioritise

Dr Tedros should steer clear of vertical disease programmes pushed by donors, be prepared for his authority to be questioned, and tighten the purse strings The first ever African director general of the World Health Organisation assumes office on Saturday. The election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, or as he is popularly known, Tedros, by an overwhelming majority of this year’s World Health Assembly is rightly hailed as historic.
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