Tedros Adhanom

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Tedros in 2018

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Ge'ez: ቴዎድሮስ አድሓኖም ገብረኢየሱስ; born 3 March 1965) is an Ethiopian politician, academic and public health authority. He has been Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2017. He served in his country's government as Minister of Health from 2005 to 2012 and as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2016.

Tedros was born in Asmara, Eritrea. He gained his Ph.D. degree in Community Health from the University of Nottingham in 2000.[1][2] He is married and has five children.[3]

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  1. "Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus". Harvard University. Retrieved 13 February 2020.
  2. https://www.nfid.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/tedros.pdf
  3. "Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job". BBC News. 23 May 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2020.

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