Quotes by Tedros Ghebreyesus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is an Ethiopian politician and academic who has been Director-General of the World Health Organization since 2017.

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We should work across party lines, across religious lines. We shouldn’t waste time pointing fingers.

CoronavirusTedros Ghebreyesus (as Director-General of the WHO), April 2020
 
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We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.

2020, CoronavirusTedros Ghebreyesus (as Director-General of the WHO), March 2020
 
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Together, we are powerful. Containment starts with you. Our greatest enemy right now is not the Coronavirus itself. It’s fear, rumours and stigma. And our greatest assets are facts, reason and solidarity.

CoronavirusTedros Ghebreyesus (as Director-General of the WHO), Februar 2020
 
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We now have a name for the disease and it's COVID-19.

2020, CoronavirusTedros Ghebreyesus (as Director-General of the WHO), Februar 2020
 
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In the last few days the progress of the Coronavirus, especially in some countries, especially human-to-human transmission, worries us. Although the numbers outside China are still relatively small, they hold the potential for a much larger outbreak.

CoronavirusTedros Ghebreyesus (as Director-General of the WHO), January 2020
 
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Ebola taught us a valuable lesson: Global health security is only as strong as its weakest link.

Tedros Ghebreyesus
 
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Tobacco not only wrecks health and health systems; it’s a drain on economies and the environment.

SmokingTedros Ghebreyesus (as Director-General of the WHO), March 2018
 
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