It was also noted that Mugabe himself does not use his own country's health system, instead travelling to Singapore for treatment. Es gibt ein zwei Jahre altes Foto von Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, auf dem ein runder Goldrahmen den Kopf des Äthiopiers wie ein Heiligenschein umgibt. And especially my appreciation to my friend Ambassador Ischinger. Ethiopia was the first country to sign compact with the International Health Partnership. He collected the most votes during both rounds. [28][29] He played key role in saving the Forum from collapse by bringing polarized positions closer. Mugabe's appointment was severely criticised, with WHO member states and international organisations saying that Zimbabwe's healthcare system had in fact gone backwards under his regime, as well as pointing out Mugabe's many human rights abuses. [19], The decline in the infection rate has been attributed to the concerted effort of the Ministry of Health in providing medicines and organizing various awareness-raising programs. Tedros was responsible for the organization of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) document in which the attending countries committed to financing for the Sustainable Development Goals. [21][22][19] The Tedros and the Health Ministry's activities from 2005 to 2008 were supported by US$1.9 billion in development aid, increased focus on links between community and centralized health systems, and less exclusive attention to HIV/AIDS and Malaria. American economist David Steinman is calling for Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the World Health Organization, to be prosecuted for genocide over his alleged actions in Ethiopia, The Times reports. [8][9], Tedros is included in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2020. Although the full report has not been made public, and will not be until it is reviewed by the governments, Egypt and Ethiopia both released details. Economist David Steinman accused WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of aiding genocide in Ethiopia and being one of three officials who directed security forces from 2013 to 2015. [69], Tedros has identified universal health coverage as his top priority at WHO. [18], In October 2005, Tedros was appointed Minister of Health of Ethiopia by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. As Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tedros played a pivotal leadership role in the Africa Union's response to the 2013–2016 Western African Ebola virus epidemic. Morsi reportedly believes that is better to engage Ethiopia rather than attempt to force them. [citation needed], Deaths from malaria fell by more than 50% from 2005 to 2007. The outcome document, called the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA), set policy actions by Member States, which draw upon all sources of finance, technology, innovation, trade, and data to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. At this time the Ethiopian health ministry faced challenges that included poverty, poor infrastructure, and a declining global economic situation; Ethiopia employed fewer doctors than the number of Ethiopian doctors working in the Chicago metropolitan area. Er etablierte eine universelle Krankenversicherung und verbesserte trotz begrenzter Ressourcen den Zugang zur Gesundheitsversorgung. It reviewed documents about the environmental impact of the dam and visited the dam site. [43] On 18 June, Tedros and Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr issued a joint statement reiterating "their commitment to strengthen their bilateral relations and coordinate their efforts to reach an understanding regarding all outstanding issues between both countries in a manner of trust and openness building on the positive developments of their relations. The Ethiopian government stated that, according to the report, the dam meets international standards and will be beneficial to Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. [12] His younger brother died at the age of 3 or 4 years, possibly of a preventable disease like measles, which Tedros often discusses as a defining experience in regards to the need for global healthcare. [26], According to the WHO Africa office (WHO-AFRO), in 2011 when Tedros was the minister of health, 75% of the land and 60% of the population was exposed to malaria in Ethiopia, although malaria admissions and deaths marginally fell in recent years. [citation needed] He also helped achieve the agreement between the Federal Government of Somalia and Jubaland Political Actors, which played a role in improving the delivery of health services and protecting the safety and security of Somali citizens. "[47] His Campaign Chair was Senait Fisseha, an Ethio-American lawyer and a Professor of Gynaecology and Obstetrics from University of Michigan. They accused him of pressurizing UN bodies so they would try to restrain the Government of Ethiopia's offensive on the TPLF, as well as seeking support from Egypt and East African nations for the group. [36] The panel held its fourth meeting in Addis Ababa in November 2012. – Women Deliver", "Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was the best candidate for WHO DG", "W.H.O. [26] The Health Ministry conducted the distribution of 20.5 million insecticide-treated bed nets to protect over 10 million families in malaria-prone areas between 2005 and 2008. [5][13], In 1986, Tedros received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Asmara. He also served as member of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) Board as well as the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board. An der University of Nottingham promovierte er 2000 zum Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) im Fach Community Health.[1]. American economist David Steinman is calling for Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the World Health Organization, to be prosecuted for … [19] A 2011 Demographic Health Survey suggests these efforts reduced Ethiopian infant mortality from 123 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2006 to 88 in 2011. Für die Kurzform wird anstelle des nicht existierenden Nachnamens der Rufname Tedros verwendet. [26] The number of expectant mothers who delivered with the help of a skilled provider rose from 6 percent in 2005 to 10 percent in 2011, according to the 2011 Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey. ", "Why is the world losing the fight against history's most lethal disease? [12], The rate of child deaths fell by 30 percent between 2005 and 2011. — Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) November 19, 2020. Throughout his career, and as director-general of the World Health Organization, Tedros … [35], In May 2013, controversy intensified over the under-construction Hidase Dam in the Benishangul-Gumuz near Sudan as Ethiopia began diverting the Blue Nile for the dam's construction. [26] The number of people starting HIV treatment increased more than 150-fold during 2005–2008. "[64] Tedros denied the allegation of a cover-up and said he was "not surprised at all but quite disappointed" by what he called a "last-minute smear campaign. [68] He made early trips to both the Democratic Republic of Congo and China during the Kivu Ebola epidemic. Bis 1992 studierte er an der University of London, wo er seinen Master of Science (MSc) in Immunology of Infectious Diseases (Immunologie von Infektionskrankheiten) ablegte. November 2020 um 10:53 Uhr bearbeitet. [34] He also promptly mobilised 200 Ethiopian health workers highly trained in management of public health emergencies and surveillance (by an initiative he created when he was the Minister of Health) to join the African Union response team. [86], In early 2020, Tedros oversaw the world's management of the COVID-19 pandemic. [26], During Tedros' tenure, TB prevention and treatment services were included as one of the packages of the Health Extension Workers which has resulted in improvement of performance and the achievement of the TB MDG targets ahead of the target time. An American economist nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, David Steinman, accused WHO chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of being one of three officials in control of the Ethiopian security services from 2013 to 2015 according to a report by The Times. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,, „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“, äthiopischer Biologe, Immunologe, Politiker, WHO-Generaldirektor. [7], Brock Chisholm | [49] Negash Kebret Botora, Ethiopia's ambassador to the UN and international organisations in Geneva, also played a critical role in the campaign. In addition to these challenges, the National Malaria Guideline stresses once again, "serious problems in coordinating health interventions and implementing partners. Er ist Generaldirektor der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) und hatte zuvor in Äthiopien verschiedene Ministerämter inne. The editor-in-chief of Lancet, a prominent medical journal, called Tedros "Dictator-General. [63] The African Union delegation to the UN dismissed the report, published in The New York Times, as "an unfounded and unverified defamation campaign, conveniently coming out only days before the election. "[69] African leaders expressed support for Tedros' handling of the COVID-19 crisis, with South African President and Chair of the African Union Cyril Ramaphosa stating that he showed "exceptional leadership. [41] Morsi's top aide apologized for the "unintended embarrassment" and his cabinet released a statement promoting "good neighborliness, mutual respect and the pursuit of joint interests without either party harming the other." Eigentlich wollte der Äthiopier die Organisation reformieren und armen Menschen den Zugang zu medizinischer Versorgung erleichtern. 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Seit 2017 ist Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Chef der WHO. 165.1k Followers, 13 Following, 362 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@drtedros) In seiner Zeit als Gesundheitsminister Äthiopiens leitete er eine umfassende Reform des Gesundheitssystems des Landes ein. 1.1M likes. He was Chair of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (2007–2009), Programme Coordinating Board of UNAIDS (2009–2010) and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (2009–2011) and Co-Chair of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (2005–2009). "[90] In the first week of February 2020, Tedros reiterated per WHO and international guidelines that governments adopt policies to stop the spread of the disease that were "evidence-based and consistent," and not to "unnecessarily interfere with international travel and trade. Adhanom ist dabei der Vatersname und Ghebreyesus der (nicht immer verwendete) Name des Großvaters, nicht der Nachname. "[100], On 8 April 2020, in response to President Donald Trump's threat to cut U.S. funding to the WHO, Tedros responded by asking for the virus not to be politicized and calling for unity in fighting the "common enemy. [26], Under Tedros' tenure, the unmet need for family planning in Ethiopia has declined, and the contraceptive prevalence rate has doubled in five years. In Äthiopien hat Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus das Gesundheitssystem reformiert, viele attestieren ihm großen Erfolg. [87] In January 2020, Tedros met with Chinese leaders including Foreign Minister Wang Yi and paramount leader Xi Jinping about COVID-19. [71]\[72] In October 2017, he announced his senior leadership team, with women representing 60% of appointments. View original tweet on … Wer wissen will, wie stark die Weltgesundheitsorganisation WHO sich an … Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (amharisch ቴዎድሮስ አድሓኖም ገብረኢየሱስ; * 3. World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has become a household name during the pandemic. The WHO chief's statement comes on the same day as US pharma giant Pfizer announced that its Covid-19 vaccine shows that it is 94.5 per cent effective in preventing the deadly virus. [75][76], On 18 October 2017, Tedros announced that he had chosen President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe to serve as a WHO Goodwill Ambassador to help tackle non-communicable diseases for Africa. März 1965 in Asmara, Äthiopien, heute Eritrea) ist ein äthiopischer Biologe, Immunologe und Politiker. [26] The government's collaboration with local and international governmental and non-governmental organizations has also positively influenced access to HIV/AIDS related service centers. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. For Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the COVID-19 pandemic is just such a defining moment. [32] Tedros served as a member of the High Level Task Force for innovative financing for Health Systems chaired by former World Bank President and Prime Minister of UK, Gordon Brown.[33]. There are some disturbing things about the 55-year old who was selected for the top job at the WHO in May 2017 that seem to have been skipped by the Media(D). Gro Harlem Brundtland | His official launch of candidacy in Geneva was attended by the chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda and Kenya, and the Minister of Health of Algeria. In a profile published in April 2010, The Lancet reported that Tedros was "a household name at the Global Fund Secretariat"[25] before his election as Board Chair where his leadership was regularly cited at the Global Fund that resulted in Ethiopia being named as an exemplary high-performing country. The outbreaks were allegedly wrongly labelled as "acute watery diarrhea" (AWD)—a symptom of cholera—in the absence of laboratory confirmation of Vibrio cholerae in an attempt to play down the significance of the epidemics. Jong-wook Lee | In a statement on November 16, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus … [46] During the launch, it was stressed that the nomination of Tedros was based on merit and his prolific national and global credentials. But it has not yet become a global health emergency. [85] Tedros denied soliciting support for the TPLF. WHO-Chef Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hat sich gegen Vorwürfe von US-Außenminister Mike Pompeo gewehrt, er sei von China "gekauft" worden. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreye sus 2 HOUR S AGO If everything you knew about vaccines came from social media, you could be forgiven for thinking global immunisation rates are collapsing under a torrent of misinformation from anti-vaccine activists sowing seeds of doubt in the minds of parents. Anders Nordström | [42] Tedros said the dam will be used exclusively for power generation and is being constructed in a way that takes Egypt's water security concerns into account. [102], Tedros is married and has five children. The same document alleges serious policy failures of the Government of which Tedros was the Minister of Health until 2013. [3], Während seiner Zeit als Gesundheitsminister sollen Journalisten davon abgehalten worden sein, über Cholera-Ausbrüche zu berichten. "[44] Both agreed to review the report of the International Panel of Experts and implement their recommendations, working to defuse the tensions and ease the crisis.