WHO Director-General Dr Tedros’ address to the opening session of the 146th Session of the WHO Executive Board.
“Glad to welcome Member States, donors and health partners to the WHO Executive Board today. I shared with them our achievements, but also challenges in the previous year to promote health, keep the world safe & serve the vulnerable” said Dr Tedros in a tweet.
For more information on the report of the Director-General : https://t.co/9tbeAfr6o4?amp=1
The 146th session of the Executive Board takes place at WHO headquarters in Geneva on 3-8 February 2020. At this meeting, members will agree on the agenda and resolutions to be considered at this year’s World Health Assembly.
Topics under discussion this year include WHO’s response in severe, large-scale emergencies; research and development for diseases with epidemic potential; antimicrobial resistance; poliomyelitis; principles for global consensus on the donation and management of blood, blood components and medical products of human origin; and promoting the health of migrants.