Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia was voted director general of the World Health Organization on Tuesday, the first African ever to head the agency. Dr. Tedros replaces Dr. Margaret Chan of China, who has held the post for the last ten years.
At Youth Forum Series on the sidelines of the Transform Africa Summit 2017 in Kigali, the best four entrepreneurs who won the Innovation Accelerator (iAccelerator) award participated in the Demo Day and pitched their ideas to attract investors in their health projects.
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis has been working with the organization since 2014 to advocate for the plight of the world’s refugees. In this exclusive essay, the actress looks back on her emotional meeting with a refugee in Rwanda, Catherine, and how she reconnected with Catherine and her child after they were relocated to the U.S.