World Medical Association Welcomes Election Of New Director General Of The World Health Organisation
Commenting today on the election of Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland as the new director general of the WHO, Dr Anders Milton, Chairman of WMA Council said:
"The WMA, representing more than five million doctors in over 70 countries, welcomes Dr Brundtland to the leadership of the WHO. We are confident that Dr Brundtland, with her compassion and interest in health matters, will be a very strong leader and advocate of better health care for all citizens of the world. The WMA very strongly endorses Dr Brundtland and we look forward to co-operating with her on the important issues of health prevention and health care delivery."