Regions with a high disease burden should be prioritisedBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7381.124 (Published 18 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:124
Pascoal Mocumbi is prime minister of Mozambique
On 27–28 January, the World Health Organization executive board picks its new director general elect. The BMJ asked all eight candidates what they would do if they got the job. We print extracts from the replies on the next four pages. Full answers are available on bmj.com.
What will be your priorities on taking office?
As director general I would work intensively with international development and financing agencies to keep health at the top of the development agenda and to achieve our long stated goal of “health for all.” All levels of WHO will …