Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus—a Global Fund for the health MDGs

  title={Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus—a Global Fund for the health MDGs},
  author={Kelly Morris},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • K. Morris
  • Published 24 April 2010
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • The Lancet
As a young man, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister for Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, was “fully cognisant of the needless suff ering and deaths” caused by malaria. His belief that “every eff ort to improve understanding about the nature and pattern of this disease in our country will have a signifi cant impact on overall eff orts to improve the health of our people”, led him from notable research on the eff ects of dam construction on malaria transmission to become… Expand
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