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WHO Director-General's first year in office

Dr Chan at Khon Kaen hospital in Thailand.

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In Thailand, Dr Chan visited Khon Kaen regional hospital. "Evidence is also the foundation for sound health information for the general public. Public advice on health-promoting behaviours is an intervention in its own right. It makes a huge contribution to prevention," she said at the 60th World Health Assembly in May.

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