Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO, visits the course

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Margaret Chan, made a special visit to the Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGlobal) and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona, to meet with participants of the Science of Eradication: Malaria leadership development course. At the invitation of Dr Pedro Alonso, Director of the WHO’s Global Malaria Programme and founder of ISGlobal, Dr Chan shared her thoughts on the progress to eradicate malaria and challenges of emerging pandemic threats. The annual leadership development course is organized by ISGlobal, Harvard University, and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. Read coverage of her visit here.


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