"Turkish WHO director nominated for top UN health post
Turkey is nominating a Turkish World Health Organisation director for the UN health agency’s next director-general, the Foreign Ministry said today.
The WHO is scheduled to elect a new director-general in November to replace South Korea’s Lee Jong-wook who died suddenly in May aged 61.
The ministry said it was nominating Tomris Turmen, a 62-year old WHO executive director for family and community health."
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