Dr Tedros – Head of World Health Organisation – My personal pain for the Tigray war

Dr Tedros – Head of World Health Organisation – My personal pain for the Tigray war

In a dramatic and moving statement, the WHO head, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described the pain he had endured from the war in Tigray.

Speaking at his weekly press conference [about 1 hour 20 minutes in] he said:

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=”16″] “My country, Ethiopia, is in trouble. And the devastating war is happening in my home region of Tigray, the northern part of Ethiopia. And I have many relatives there, including my younger brother, and I don’t know where they are. Northern Tigray is in trouble. I have that personal pain. The situation is worsening.” [/perfectpullquote]