Gro Harlem Brundtland wins WHO election

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 31 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:327
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, the former prime minister of Norway, has been nominated as the next director general of the World Health Organisation.

    The nomination of someone from outside the WHO is likely to be welcomed by those who would like to see reform. In recent weeks the WHO has been rocked by accusations that Dr Fernando Antezana, the deputy director general and a leadership contender, had lied about his qualifications (24 …

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