The 142nd WHO Executive Board Meeting and Planning for Polio Transition

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At the end of January, health leaders from around the world convened for the 142nd executive board meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO)—the first to occur under new Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. In this episode of Take as Directed, we discuss Dr. Tedros’s proposed program of work and key priorities, the U.S. priorities for the WHO this year, and the current state of polio transition and the WHO transition plan presented at the meeting. We are joined by guests Amb. John E. Lange, Senior Fellow for Global Health Diplomacy at the United Nations Foundation, and Jenifer Healy, Chief of Staff, Office of Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Hosted by Nellie Bristol. Produced by Alex Bush. Edited by Ribka Gemilangsari.
Nellie Bristol
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Global Health Policy Center