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Mahmoud Fikri, Regional Director for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Mahmoud Fikri appointed as Regional Director for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

24 January 2017 | Geneva – The World Health Organization’s Executive Board, currently holding its 140th session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Mahmoud Fikri as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, following his nomination by the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean in October last year. Dr Fikri will take up his appointment for a 5-year term starting on 1 February 2017.

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