WHO Director-General ‘Tedros’ Visits NIH
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus, director-general of the World Health Organization, visited NIH on Apr. 20, when he met NIH leadership at Stone House. Known widely as Tedros, he participated in a group discussion (above) with NIH senior leadership and the institute and center directors. Later, in the Stone House library, he signed a memorandum of understanding between NIAID and WHO to enhance future collaborations on research activities conducted in response to emerging infectious disease outbreaks and public health emergencies. The MOU includes the intent to establish an NIAID-WHO Collaborating Center for Emerging Infectious Disease Response Research and Preparedness.