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Vol 4 (AAC) No 10

Published 1st August 2011

Margaret Chan

Director General, World Health Organisation

When World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun took office in 2007, she said, ‘I want us to be judged by the impact we have on the health of the people of Africa and the health of women.’ She has overseen efforts to counter the shortage of medical workers in sub-Saharan Africa by encouraging the development of products that can be administered by non-specialists, and has promoted the fights against malaria, meningitis and HIV/AIDS.

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