Acting DG Dr. Patrick Amoth elected vice-president of WHO Executive Board

Amoth has welcomed the new appointed with both hands

 Health Director General Patrick Amoth

Acting Health Director General Dr. Patrick Amoth has been elected as the vice-president of World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board.

Dr. Amoth will serve at the board for a term of two years.

Dr. Amoth welcomed the new appointed with both hands promising to represent Kenya at the Board with dignity and honour.

“I am overwhelmed & deeply grateful for your support & kind words on my election as Vice President of @WHO Executive Board. My sincere gratitude also to @MOH_Kenya led by CS Mutahi Kagwe, for their confidence in me. I will endeavor to represent Kenya with dignity & honor. Asante!” said Amoth in a tweet.

Consisting of 34 people, the Executive Board advises the World Health Assembly and enforces its policies and decisions

Dr. Amoth is a medical doctor with a Master of Medicine (MMed) degree in Obstetrics/Gynaecology from the University of Nairobi.

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