[Ip-health] WHO DG CANDIDATE QUESTION TIME CHATHAM HOUSE 3 NOVEMBER 14.00-1700 GMT

Charles Clift charlesclift at tiscali.co.uk
Mon Oct 31 11:45:58 PDT 2016


What WHO does in one and a half days on 1-2 November – Chatham House does in
three hours on 3 November! 

 

This event can be viewed live here: www.chathamhouse.org/livestream
<http://www.chathamhouse.org/livestream>  

 

The twitter hashtag is #WHOelection. Remote viewers can put questions via
twitter – which (or a selection if there are a lot) will be put to the
candidates.

 

There will also be Facebook live from 15.30-16.30 through The Lancet
facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TheLancetMedicalJournal    

 

Charles

 

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Publicizing this event pasted below which will also be webcast. To register
to attend in person go here:

 
<https://www.chathamhouse.org/event/question-time-electing-next-director-gen
e>
https://www.chathamhouse.org/event/question-time-electing-next-director-gene

ral-world-health-organization 

 

 

Charles

 

 

Question Time: Electing the Next Director-General

 

of the World Health Organization

 

3rd November 2016

 

14.00-17.00

 

Joseph Gaggero Hall Chatham House

 

 

 

Participants

 

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ethiopia

 

Dr Flavia Bustreo, Italy

 

Professor Philippe Douste-Blazy, France

 

Dr David Nabarro, United Kingdom

 

Dr Sania Nishtar, Pakistan

 

Dr Miklós Szócska, Hungary

 

Moderator: Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet

 

Co-Chair: David Heymann, Head and Senior Fellow, Centre on Global Health
Security, Chatham House

 

Co-Chair: Suerie Moon, Director of Research, Global Health Centre, Graduate
Institute of Geneva and Associate Fellow, Chatham House

 

 

 

Objective

 

The process for electing the next director-general of the World Health
Organization (WHO) has started. The six candidates nominated by their
governments are undergoing a process of scrutiny by WHO member states and
its executive board prior to the election of a new director-general by the
World Health Assembly in May 2017.

 

 

This event is an opportunity for non-governmental stakeholders – medical
professionals, academics, non- governmental organizations and the private
sector – to hear from the candidates and put questions to them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DRAFT AGENDA

 

 

 

14.00 – 14.15                  Welcome and Introduction by Co-Chairs – David

Heymann and     Suerie Moon

 

 

14.15 – 15.15                 Questions to, and presentations by, candidates

moderated by 

 

                                         Richard Horton

 

 

15.15 – 15.25                  Short Networking Break

 

 

15.25 – 16.30                  Question Time for candidates moderated by

David Heymann and Suerie Moon

 

 

16.30 – 16.45                 Closing Remarks by Suerie Moon and David

Heymann

 

 

 

 

 

 

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