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Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, OBE, JP is the Director-General of the World Health Organization more info »

Margaret Chan has been in the news in 1 countries in the past week:

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Apr 24, 2014
United Arab Emirates - The December appeal “has gone largely unanswered” for a crisis affecting 93 million people, said a joint statement on Wednesday by UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos, Unicef director Anthony Lake, UN refugee commissioner Antsnio Guterres, World Food Program director Ertharin Cousin and World Health Organisation director Dr Margaret Chant full story »
Apr 16, 2014
Mexico - Al concluir, el Presidente ofreció una comida a Ban Ki-monn, en la que participaron el secretario general de la OCDE, José Ángel Gurría; el presidente del BID, Luis Alberto Moreno; el presidente del Banco Europeo para la Reconstrucción y Desarrollo, Chakrabarti Sumantra; la administradora del PNUD, Helen Clark, y la directora de la Organización Mundial de la Salud, Margaret Chan, entre otros. full story »
Apr 07, 2014
Spain - De hecho, la OMS advierte de que el cambio climático, los cambios medioambientales, el aumento de los viajes y el comercio internacional, la urbanización no planificada o la alteración en las prácticas agrícolas está detrás de este repunte de las enfermedades infecciosas "Nadie en el siglo XXI debería morir por la picadura de un mosquito", ha dicho gráficamente Margaret Chan, directora general de la OMSM full story »
Apr 03, 2014
Nigeria - “Simple, cost-effective interventions like insecticide-treated bed nets and indoor spraying have already saved millions of lives,” says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General. full story »
Mar 27, 2014
United States - But India hasn't reported a new case since early 2011, which led WHO Director-General Margaret Chan to say: "India has shown the world that there is no such thing as impossible. full story »
Mar 24, 2014
Israel - Margaret Chan said in Geneva that almost half a million people fell ill with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in 2012, yet less than 25% of these people were diagnosed, mainly due to a lack of access to diagnostic services. full story »
Mar 20, 2014
Israel - Margaret Chan said in Geneva before World TB Day on March 24 that almost half a million people fell ill with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in 2012, yet less than 25 percent of these people were diagnosed, mainly due to a lack of access to quality diagnostic services. full story »
Oct 10, 2013
Hong Kong - "This is a welcome development, both in the fight to protect children in developing countries and in the future availability of vaccines more generally, as China is now producing vaccines up to WHO standards," WHO director general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun said. full story »
Oct 09, 2013
Hong Kong - "This is a welcome development, both in the fight to protect children in developing countries and in the future availability of vaccines more generally, as China is now producing vaccines up to WHO standards," WHO director general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun said. full story »
Sep 25, 2013
Canada - On Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird are hosting meetings at the UN focusing on women's health issues and forced marriage (Jerome Delay/Associated Press) Margaret Chan, the director general of the World Health Organization who was also at the session, applauded Harper's efforts  "I commend you and thank you for your leadership," she said​ Today's event was supported by the World ... full story »