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Director-General election (2006)


6-9 November 2006
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Dr Margaret Chan of China was nominated today for the post of Director-General by the Executive Board of the World Health Organization.

Dr Margaret Chan of China was nominated today for the post of Director-General by the Executive Board of the World Health Organization.


Dr Margaret Chan, left, nominated as World Health Organization WHO Director General is congratulated by China's Minister of Health Gao Qiang, right, at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Dr Margaret Chan, left, nominated as World Health Organization WHO Director General is congratulated by China's Minister of Health Gao Qiang, right, at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.


The 34 countries of the WHO Executive Board listen as Dr Chan's nomination for the post of Director-General is made public.

The 34 countries of the WHO Executive Board listen as Dr Chan's nomination for the post of Director-General is made public.


Dr Chan is a well-known public figure because of her record of leadership in fighting disease first in Hong Kong, and more recently at WHO.

Dr Chan is a well-known public figure because of her record of leadership in fighting disease first in Hong Kong, and more recently at WHO.


Dr Fernando Antezana Araníbar , Chairman, addresses the members of the Executive Board.

Dr Fernando Antezana Araníbar , Chairman, addresses the members of the Executive Board.


Dr F. Kakar from Afghanistan congratulates Dr Chan on her nomination.

Dr F. Kakar from Afghanistan congratulates Dr Chan on her nomination.


Dr A.H.I. Al-Shammari from Iraq congratulates Dr Chan on her nomination.

Dr A.H.I. Al-Shammari from Iraq congratulates Dr Chan on her nomination.


Dr Chan is congratulated by members of the WHO Executive Board.

Dr Chan is congratulated by members of the WHO Executive Board.

Dr Margaret Chan
WHO/Chris Black

Dr Margaret Chan nominated to be WHO Director-General

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