Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: September 26 2021
· The World Health Organization announced the appointment of the Honorable Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing.
· Mr Brown is widely credited with preventing the Second Great Depression through his leadership of the 2009 London G20 summit.
· WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hailed Mr Brown as a champion for inspiring the world's major economies to protect health and prevent future disease outbreaks.
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