The Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) has nominated the current Director General of the organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Ethiopia), for a second five-year term in this post.

This decision was made by members of the executive committee on Tuesday at its 150th session in Geneva, TASS reports.

The representative of the secretariat of the Executive Committee read out at the session, held in a hybrid format, the text of the resolution adopted by this body.

Ghebreyesus, who is the only candidate for the highest position in WHO, will be voted on at the World Health Assembly, which is scheduled to be held in Geneva on May 22-28, 2022.