WHO Search Begins

The World Health Organization has begun its search for a new director general, Stat News reports.

Margaret Chan has run the organization since 2006, and was unopposed in her 2012 bid for a second term, which ends in mid-2017.

A number of former health ministers, including Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and France's Philippe Douste-Blazy, are already under consideration to take up the post next, Stat News says.

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