Geneva, 27 May 2024: WHO DG Dr Tedros presents his Award for Global Health to the Prime Minister of Barbados and two scientists

27 May, 2024

'Geneva, 27 May 2024 -- WHO Director-General Dr TedrosAdhanom Ghebreyesus presented his Award for Global Health to thePrime Minister of Barbados and two scientists for their contributions toadvancing global health at the Seventy-seventh World Health Assembly.

The Director-General’s Award for Global Health, establishedin 2019, goes to Her Excellency, Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, forher leadership in climate action and health and her work as the Chair of theGlobal Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance. 

Professor Katalin Karikó and Professor Drew Weissmanof the University of Pennsylvania, have also been awarded for their outstandingcontributions to the development of mRNA vaccines for COVID-19 at the openingof the World Health Assembly on 27 May.'

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