What would you ask Margaret Chan?BMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2544 (Published 06 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2544
- Annabel Ferriman
The spread of A/H1N1 flu has propelled Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization, into the limelight. On 11 June she was on television and radio programmes across the world, declaring that “the world is now at the start of the 2009 influenza pandemic” and that “further spread is considered inevitable” (BMJ 2009;338:b2425, doi:10.1136/bmj.b2425).
But what do we know about the 62 year old doctor who took over the reins …