WHO Executive Director Dr. Peter Salama passes away

January 24, 2020  17:14

World Health Organization Executive Director Dr. Peter Salama passed away on Friday.

"Deeply saddened and heartbroken over the sudden passing of my colleague and friend Dr Peter Salama,
WHO Executive Director, Universal Health Coverage – Life Course. Our deepest sympathies and condolences are with Pete’s family, friends and colleagues," said director general of the organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Dr. Salama began working at WHO in 2016. He worked at UNICEF as a regional director who oversees the Middle East and North Africa.

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