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New Leader of the World Health Organization Must Bring Deep Reform

This Op-Ed by José Luis Castro, President and CEO of Vital Strategies was published by Real Clear Health.

This week, the top health officials from every nation will gather in Geneva for the World Health Assembly, where they will elect a new head of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Three candidates are vying for the role of world’s most influential public health leader: Tedros Ghebreyesus, former Minister of Health of Ethiopia; David Nabarro of the UK, an international civil servant and Special Advisor to the UN Secretary General; and Sania Nishtar, former federal minister of the government of Pakistan and founder of a the non-profit Heartfile.

All three are highly credentialed global health leaders.

To continue reading this article, visit the Real Clear Health website.