Zimbabwe's 'Medical Tourist' Mugabe Named WHO Goodwill Ambassador
The appointment of President Robert Mugabe, who spends millions regularly flying to Singapore for medical attention, as Africa's goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organisation (WHO) has been described as "absolutely absurd" by Zimbabwe Vigil and Restoration of Human Rights spokeswoman Salani Mutseyami. WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Mugabe landed the post on the strength of achievements his country registered in formulating policies that facilitate an inclusive and accessible health system.
New Zimbabwe, 21 October 2017
THE appointment of President Robert Mugabe as United Nations (UN) goodwill ambassador for health has stoked anger as the near-centenarian is charged with overseeing the collapse of… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 20 October 2017
The World Health Organization has named Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a 'goodwill ambassador,' drawing criticism from health and rights organizations. Zimbabwe's health… Read more »
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (file photo).
The Herald, 20 October 2017
President Mugabe will spearhead the fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa after he accepted a request by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to be its goodwill… Read more »
Addressing the World Health Organisation Global Conference in Uruguay, President Robert Mugabe has said that government is making efforts to establish an inter-ministerial task ... Read more »
Medical tourism among Africa's political elite is a completely different kettle of fish and a big cause for concern, because they are responsible for the development of proper ... Read more »