WHO: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu charged with protecting the world from future pandemics and epidemics

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The Nigerian physician is the new director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence Centre. Based in Berlin, Germany, the Center was inaugurated on September 1 by German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. Its mission is to provide the world with better data, analysis and decisions to detect and respond to health emergencies.

This new Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence Centre, WHO explains, was created to better prepare and protect the world against global disease threats. The Center will bring together diverse partners across disciplines to share data . . .

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