62nd World Health Assembly: photos
A new award was given in the memory of the late WHO Director-General Dr LEE Jong-wook. Mrs Reiko LEE, widow of the late Dr LEE, is seen here with Professor Sohn Myong-sei (left), Department of Preventive Medicine Medical College, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea, and WHO Regional-Director in the Western Pacific Region Dr Shin Young-soo.
Presenting the first Dr LEE Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health is Dr Park Jong-wha, President of the Korean Foundation for International Health Care.
Dr Tengiz Tsertsvadeze, Director-General of the Infectious Diseases, AIDS and Clinical Immunology Research Center in Georgia, receives the first Dr LEE Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health, in the presence of WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan and World Health Assembly President Mr Nimal Siripala De Silva. The Center has done pioneering work in the region on AIDS and viral hepatitis, notably in research, treatment, prevention and control.
Winners of public health awards pose for photographers at the 62nd World Health Assembly.