Dr. Tedros Adhanom of Ethiopia is elected as next Director General of WHO

Posted on 23 May,2017

Ethiopia’s former health and foreign minister, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has won the first round of vote in the race to elect the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).

The #WHA70 will do 2nd vote now. 1st round :
Tedros 95 votes
Nabarro 52
Nishtar 38

2nd Round Result

Dr Tedros got 121
The British Nabaro got 62


If neither wins on the 2nd ballot, voting goes to a third where Nabarro or Tedros would need a majority of WHO members, ie 98 votes.

Finally After third Round Dr. Tedros Won the Director Position.