I’ll Represent Kenya With Dignity, Says Health DG Amoth on Top WHO Executive Board Job

Acting Health Director-General Patrick Amoth has promised to represent Kenya and Africa with “all due dignity and honour” as the vice-president of the World Health Organisation (WHO) executive board.

Just hours after his election, he took to his Twitter account to show his gratitude to those who made it possible for him to get the job.

Dr Amoth, who serves under Health Cabinet Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, said he appreciated the kind words he had received from his colleagues following the appointment.

The executive board of the WHO is mandated with the responsibility of handling the budget and running essential global health programmes.

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He, alongside other four newly appointed officials to the executive board, will serve for two years.

Dr Amoth has been on the front line in the fight against Covid-19 in Kenya through awareness creation on the deadly respiratory disease.

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