One observer called it "a really nasty" election. [37] The panel submitted its preliminary report to the respective governments at the end of May 2013. At this time the Ethiopian health ministry faced challenges that included poverty, poor infrastructure, and a declining global economic situation; Ethiopia employed fewer doctors than the number of Ethiopian doctors working in the Chicago metropolitan area. There are some disturbing things about the 55-year old who was selected for the top job at the WHO in May 2017 that seem to have been skipped by the Media(D). Tedros is the first non-physician and first African in the role; he was endorsed by the African Union. Bis 1992 studierte er an der University of London, wo er seinen Master of Science (MSc) in Immunology of Infectious Diseases (Immunologie von Infektionskrankheiten) ablegte. He particularly facilitated greater country ownership and urging countries to adhere to the WHO guidelines including the full implementation of the International Health Regulations. Nun soll er die Weltgesundheitsorganisation erneuern. Vor der Wahl zum WHO-Generaldirektor war Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus von 2005 bis 2012 äthiopischer Gesundheitsminister und von 2012 bis 2016 Außenminister. [4] Im Januar 2020 soll Tedros, dessen Wahl zum WHO-Generaldirektor von der chinesischen Regierung unterstützt worden war, auf Drängen des chinesischen Präsidenten Xi Jinping Informationen über die Mensch-zu-Mensch-Übertragung von COVID-19 zurückgehalten haben, was von der WHO dementiert wird. 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[12] His younger brother died at the age of 3 or 4 years, possibly of a preventable disease like measles, which Tedros often discusses as a defining experience in regards to the need for global healthcare. [according to whom?] [39][40] The discussion was televised live without those present at meeting aware. [10], Tedros was born in Asmara, which at that time was in Ethiopia—but is now the capital of Eritrea[11]—to Adhanom Gebreyesus and Melashu Weldegabir. [12], The rate of child deaths fell by 30 percent between 2005 and 2011. [26], During Tedros' tenure, TB prevention and treatment services were included as one of the packages of the Health Extension Workers which has resulted in improvement of performance and the achievement of the TB MDG targets ahead of the target time. In seiner Zeit als Gesundheitsminister Äthiopiens leitete er eine umfassende Reform des Gesundheitssystems des Landes ein. The dam was expected to have a reservoir of around 70 billion cubic meters, which was scheduled to start filling in 2014. The director-general of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)-influenced World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is not a medical doctor and is a member of a Marxist-Leninist Ethiopian political party that analysts have listed as a perpetrator of terrorism. But it has not yet become a global health emergency. He was also member of several academic and global health think tanks including the Aspen Institute and Harvard School of Public Health. [30] The Conference, however, was criticized by a few observers for failing to come up with new money for implementing the SDGs during its process[31] while a follow up report by the Economic and Social Council Forum in April 2016 was much more optimistic and provided the framework to monitor the commitments. [4], In May 2017, just prior to the WHO election, stories surfaced about an alleged cover-up of three possible cholera epidemics in Ethiopia in 2006, 2009 and 2011. [6][15][8] In 2000, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in community health from the University of Nottingham for research investigating the effects of dams on the transmission of malaria in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. Based on the current trends, contraceptive prevalence rates will reach 65% by 2015 by reaching an additional 6.2 million women and adolescent girls. In addition to these challenges, the National Malaria Guideline stresses once again, "serious problems in coordinating health interventions and implementing partners. [18], In October 2005, Tedros was appointed Minister of Health of Ethiopia by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. [42] Tedros said the dam will be used exclusively for power generation and is being constructed in a way that takes Egypt's water security concerns into account. 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The outbreaks were allegedly wrongly labelled as "acute watery diarrhea" (AWD)—a symptom of cholera—in the absence of laboratory confirmation of Vibrio cholerae in an attempt to play down the significance of the epidemics. [5] Da die WHO Chinas Vorgehen und die angebliche Offenheit seiner Führung lobt sowie Propagandabotschaften unkommentiert lässt, wurde von Tedros vielfach der Rücktritt gefordert. Halfdan T. Mahler | We must step up security in DRC", "Opinion: All nations should have universal health care", "Curriculum Vitae: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus", "Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected new head of WHO", "Dr Tedros takes office as WHO Director-General", "World Health Organization Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Never Stops Worrying", "Curriculum Vitae: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Die Vorwürfe sind berechtigt, denn WHO-Chef Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus ist der falsche Mann an der Spitze. [3][4] Tedros is the first non-physician and first African in the role;[5] he was endorsed by the African Union. "[63], Tedros's candidacy for WHO director general was opposed vigorously by several Ethiopian parties, due to his career in the Tigray People's Liberation Front. [19], During his time as Minister of Health of Ethiopia, Tedros was very active in global health initiatives. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus machte an der Universität Asmara 1986 seinen Bachelor of Science (BSc) im Fach Biologie. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus / dpa The TPLF provided millions of dollars in financial support for Tedros's candidacy in WHO. 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American economist David Steinman is calling for Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the World Health Organization, to be prosecuted for genocide over his alleged actions in Ethiopia, The Times reports. Montag, 20.04.2020, 20:27 In Äthiopien hat Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus das Gesundheitssystem reformiert, viele attestieren ihm großen Erfolg. ", "Ebola responders face deadly attacks. Er wurde als erster Generaldirektor der WHO von der Weltgesundheitsversammlung aus mehreren Kandidaten gewählt und er ist die erste Person aus Afrika, die als technischer und administrativer Leiter der WHO fungiert. In a statement on November 16, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus … For Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the COVID-19 pandemic is just such a defining moment. [26] The office has managed to integrate the people in HIV prevention and control activities. The document further reveals that "Ethiopia is one of the most malaria-prone countries in Africa, with rates of morbidity and mortality increasing dramatically (i.e. Tedros was instrumental in the successful outcome of the Third International Conference for Financing for Development, which was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 13–16 July 2015 demonstrating his negotiation and consensus building skills. Throughout his career, and as director-general of the World Health Organization, Tedros … Accused of Covering Up Epidemics", "Attacks On WHO Candidate Are Defamatory, 'Colonial', Ambassador Says", "Tedros Adhanom facing calls to resign as Ethiopians question if it makes sense", "Open letter to the WHO Purge Dr. Tedros Adhanom out or Face the Shame! With a future pandemic inevitable it needs reform", "Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: The Ethiopian at the heart of the coronavirus fight", "Director-General Dr Tedros takes the helm of WHO: address to WHO staff", "World leaders for universal health coverage: achieving the SDGs through health for all", "A Leap Forward for Gender Equality in Global Health", "With new WHO director appointments, women outnumber men in senior leadership", "Presidential segment of WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases", "WHO 'rethinking' naming Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador", "Robert Mugabe's WHO appointment condemned as 'an insult, "WHO DG stands for Director-General, not Dictator-General. As Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tedros played a pivotal leadership role in the Africa Union's response to the 2013–2016 Western African Ebola virus epidemic. [48] She later led his transition team. During this period she was also Director of International Programmes at the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation, a post she held since 2015 to advance women's health and reproductive rights globally. An der University of Nottingham promovierte er 2000 zum Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) im Fach Community Health.[1]. [73][74] While Tedros received praise for his commitment to gender equality, he also received criticism for a lack of transparency. [13][70] He campaigned on the issue and reiterated this focus in his first speech as Director-General and throughout the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly. "[81] After a widespread condemnation, on 22 October 2017 Tedros rescinded Mugabe's goodwill ambassador role. [44], On 24 May 2016, on the margins of the 69th World Health Assembly, Tedros officially announced his candidacy for the post of the Director-General of the World Health Organization as the sole African candidate,[45] with endorsement from the African Union and Ministers of Health of the continent. Eigentlich wollte der Äthiopier die Organisation reformieren und armen Menschen den Zugang zu medizinischer Versorgung erleichtern. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (amharisch ቴዎድሮስ አድሓኖም ገብረኢየሱስ; * 3. [89] During the announcement, Tedros said "Make no mistake, though, this is an emergency in China. It may yet become one. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Ge'ez: ቴዎድሮስ አድሓኖም ገብረኢየሱስ; born 3 March 1965)[1] is an Ethiopian[1] biologist, public health researcher and official[2] who has served since 2017 as Director-General of the World Health Organization. Ethiopia was the first country to sign compact with the International Health Partnership. [84] The Chief of General Staff Birhanu Jula Gelalcha publicly accused Tedros of backing the group on 19 November 2020 and trying to get weapons for them. [36][38], On 3 June 2013, while discussing the International Panel of Experts report with President Mohammad Morsi, Egyptian political leaders suggested methods to destroy the dam, including support for anti-government rebels. The panel consisted of 10 members; 6 from the three countries and 4 international in the fields of water resources and hydrologic modelling, dam engineering, socioeconomic, and environmental. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Ge'ez: ቴዎድሮስ አድሓኖም ገብረኢየሱስ; born 3 March 1965) is an Ethiopian biologist, public health researcher and official who has served since 2017 as Director-General of the World Health Organization. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,, „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“, äthiopischer Biologe, Immunologe, Politiker, WHO-Generaldirektor. [52], During its 140th meeting in January 2017, the Executive Board of the WHO shortlisted Tedros as the front runner out of six candidates through two rounds of secret voting. 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The WHO chief's statement comes on the same day as US pharma giant Pfizer announced that its Covid-19 vaccine shows that it is 94.5 per cent effective in preventing the deadly virus. Adhanom ist dabei der Vatersname und Ghebreyesus der (nicht immer verwendete) Name des Großvaters, nicht der Nachname. [39] Ethiopia requested that the Egyptian Ambassador explain the meeting. [19], The decline in the infection rate has been attributed to the concerted effort of the Ministry of Health in providing medicines and organizing various awareness-raising programs. In a profile published in April 2010, The Lancet reported that Tedros was "a household name at the Global Fund Secretariat"[25] before his election as Board Chair where his leadership was regularly cited at the Global Fund that resulted in Ethiopia being named as an exemplary high-performing country. [5][13], In 1986, Tedros received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Asmara. Gro Harlem Brundtland | In der bewaffneten Auseinandersetzung zwischen der äthiopischen Zentralregierung und der Regionalregierung in Tigray ab November 2020 warf ihm erstere eine einseitige Parteinahme für letztere vor.