Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus: First African to head WHO.

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In July this year, Ethiopian Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus became the first African to be elected director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

The UN organisation has come under fire for it tardy intervention in some health crisis issues, especially the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as well as inefficiency and a top-heavy bureaucracy.

Dr Ghebreyesus, a former health and foreign affairs minister in the Ethiopian government, was expected to crack the whip and made his mark by giving 60% of the top...

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