Meet Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus the Ethiopian microbiologist  internationally recognized, he is the first African to head the World Health Organization (WHO). he has battled medical war involving first Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and now by Covid-19 in year 2020 ever since he took in as the director general of the organization.

Biography | Biografia

Real Name Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Age Born 3 March 1965 (age 55)
Country Ethiopia
Career Medical Doctor
Marital Status Married
Net-Worth Not Revealed

Tedros Early Life As A Child

Tedros was born 3rd March 1965  in Asamara then part of Ethiopia but  now capital of Eritrea into the family of Adhanom Gebreyesus and Melashu Weldegabir originally from teh Enderta awrajja in Tigray. Tedros lost his junior brother while as a kid because of Measles this actually pushed him into becoming a medical doctor to be able to help his people solve the harsh and terrible effect of defining experiences of health related issues ravaging Africa and his people in Ethiopia.

 

Education & Career

Dr Tedros inIn 1986 graduated from the University of Asmara where he obtained his Bachelor of Science(BSC) degree in Biology, he also holds a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Community Health from the University of Nottingham and a Master of Science (MSc) in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from the University of London.

Tedros  have gotten a global recognition as a health and medical researcher with diplomatic first-hand experience in research, operations, and leadership in emergency responses to epidemics.

Degrees Dr Tedros Obtained In University

Bachelor of Science(BSC) degree in Biology from University of Asmara
Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Community Health from University of Nottingham
Master of Science (MSc) in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from the University of London
PhD in community health from the University of Nottingham
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Levels Of Offices And Work Place Dr Tedros Have Worked So Far

Joined the Ministry of Health of the Derg as a junior public health expert after he left college

 

Served as Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2012–2016

 

Served as Ethiopia’s Minister of Health from 2005–2012

 

He is the first WHO Director-General to have been elected from multiple candidates by the World Health Assembly.

 

He was appointed head of the Tigray Regional Health Bureau in 2001

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’s Life Time Achievements In Medical Field And Politically

Tedros was credited with making a 22% reduction in AIDS prevalence in the region, and a 69% reduction in meningitis cases when he beame the head of Bureau in 2001.

 

Tedro was involved in the negotiation of the Addis Ababa Actiom Agenda in 2012-2016 when he served as Ethiopia’s minister of Foreign Affairs.

 

While heading the office Regional Health Bureau increased 50% health care staffing and raised Immunization for measles to 98% for the children.

 

He Raised the percentage of government funding for the Tigray Regional Health Bureau by 65%.

 

As the head of director general of World Health Organization (WHO), he has instituted changes at the U.N. agency’s headquarters in Geneva with over 150 country offices having a total of 7,000 staff members.

 

Dr  Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Petition For Resignation In April 2020 During Covid-19 Pandemic

In April 13th 2020 an online petition nearing 1 million signature was issued for Dr Tedros resignation, this is coming after he led the entire world through the coronavirus pandemic, which killed more than 100,000 people worldwide and left more that 1.7 million people infected.

“We strongly think Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is not fit for his role as WHO Director General,” the petition with 853,000 signatures, posted on the Change.org website, states, calling for the official’s immediate resignation.

He has been accused of allowing the China to under-report the outbreak in Wuhan which was the epicenter of the pandemic in January 2020, although Dr Tedros had once been accused of covering up Cholera outbreaks in Africa at one time his supporters were too quick to dismiss such claims.

Pictures Of Dr Tedros With Top Government Personalities

Dr Tedros with FIFA President Gianni Infantino during a meeting to launch a drive using the power of sport to protect all countries against covid-19
Dr Tedros signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of #China on the support and financial contribution of USD20 M they are providing for the global COVID19 response
Dr Tedros in a meeting with WHO’s Special Envoys on COVID19 in Geneva
Dr Tedros receives Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgery in Ireland

Dr Tedros Shares More Insights On Covid-19 Epidemic in April 2020

 

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