WHO RETHINKING NAMING ROBERT MUGABE AS GOODWILL AMBASSADOR

ALTHOUGH MUGABE WILL NOT HAVE AN EXECUTIVE ROLE, HIS APPOINTMENT RISKS OVERSHADOWING THE WORK UNDERTAKEN GLOBALLY BY THE WHO ON NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES, HE SAID.

TEDROS SAID HE WAS HONOURED TO ANNOUNCE THAT MUGABE HAD AGREED TO SERVE AS A GOODWILL AMBASSADOR ON NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES FOR AFRICA.

"Although Mugabe will not have an executive role, his appointment risks overshadowing the work undertaken globally by the WHO on non-communicable diseases," he said ...

The head of the World Health Organization has said he is rethinking his decision to name Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, as a goodwill ambassador after the move provoked global outrage. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the...

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