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  • Sunday, October 22nd 2017 - 00:38 UTC

    Major scandal after Mugabe was appointed as “WHO goodwill ambassador”

    With Mugabe on hand, Tedros announced the appointment at a conference in Uruguay this week on non-communicable diseases.

    In a tweet, WHO director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus said: “I'm listening. I hear your concerns. Rethinking the approach in light of WHO values. I will issue a statement as soon as possible.” Mugabe, 93, the world's oldest head of state, has long been criticized at home for going overseas for medical treatment as Zimbabwe's once-prosperous economy falls apart.

  • Thursday, October 19th 2017 - 08:03 UTC

    WHO meeting in Uruguay agree on a Montevideo Roadmap for NCDs

    Uruguay president Dr. Tabaré Vázquez, said the Montevideo Roadmap represented a bold commitment by governments to intensify action to protect people from NCD

    Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world meeting in Uruguay committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily heart and lung diseases, cancers and diabetes, the world’s leading killers.