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WHO's Dr. Margaret Chan on Containing Contagion in a Wired World http://asiasociety.org/blog/asia/whos-dr-margaret-chan-speak-containing-contagion-wired-world #globalhealth #epidemiology

from Forbes

Margaret Chan

Now in her second term as leader of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan is the most powerful person in global public health and the only person with the authority to call a worldwide pandemic.

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from Forbes

Margaret Chan

Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization. As leader of the WHO, Chan is the sole person with the authority to call a worldwide pandemic; her recommendations on drugs & treatments direct countries battling major diseases & viruses like malaria & HIV/AIDS. Chan was born in the People's Republic of China. She is one of Forbes 100 most Powerful Women http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinehoward/2013/05/22/the-worlds-most-powerful-women-2013/

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Margaret Chan - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2011 crop.jpg BA in econ, MD, MSc (Public Health)-what a fabulous woman.

Margaret Chan ~ Director-General, World Health Organization Education: Medical Doctor, University of Western Ontario As the lead of the World Health Organization (WHO) Chan is the sole person with the authority to call a worldwide pandemic; her recommendations on drugs and treatments direct countries battling major diseases and viruses like malaria and HIV/AIDS. Chan, born in the People's Republic of China, is regarded as a strong and activist secretary-general.

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