News 27 Aug 2018
The list of candidates for the next Regional Director of the Western Pacific was sent this week by World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to all Members of WHO’s Western Pacific Region.
The candidates are as follows:
The nomination will take place during the Sixty-ninth session of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 8-12 October in Manila, Philippines. There are 30 Members of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific eligible to vote in the election.*
The nominated candidate’s name will be submitted for appointment to the 114th session of the WHO Executive Board in January 2019. The new Regional Director will take office on 1 February 2019 for a 5 year term.
For more information on the election process and candidates, click here
Source: World Health Organization