On October 12, 2017, Ms Elizabeth Iro was appointed as the Chief Nursing Officer at WHO. Ms Iro is a registered nurse, and the Cook Islands’ current Secretary of Health. With this announcement, Dr Tedros fulfills a commitment he made during his transition to the Director-General role to appoint a nurse to his senior team. For more information visit: http://who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2017/chief-nursing-officer/en/
This post was authored by Morgan Lewis on 10/16/2017.