Chikwe Ihekweazu: Assigned Assistant DG of Health Emergency Intelligence at WHO
Chikwe Ihekweazu, the former Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has been named the World Health Organization’s assistant director-general of Health Emergency Intelligence.
This was revealed in a letter written by Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, on Tuesday. Mr. Ihekweazu will take office from November 1st.
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I am pleased to welcome Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu as assistant director-general for Health Emergency Intelligence.
“He will lead the work on strengthening pandemic and epidemic intelligence globally, including heading the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence in Berlin, from September 1, 2021, “ the letter said
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