Corruption in Purchase of Covid-19 PPEs is Murder - WHO Chief

World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has described corruption in the procurement of Covid-19 personal protective equipment (PPEs) as unacceptable and likened it to murder. "If health workers work without PPEs, we are risking their lives, and that also risks the lives of the people they serve. It is criminal, and it is murder, and it has to stop," he said. His statement comes after an NTV report on alleged graft in the procurement of Covid-19 supplies in Kenya sparked outrage and an investigation into PPE tenders among high-ranking South African politicians.


Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom.

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