David Peters

David Peters, MD, DrPH, MPH is the Edgar Berman Chair and Professor of the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Director of the Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World.

When he was the Minister of Health for Ethiopia, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus used to worry instead about the health of 100 million people. Now as WHO’s Director-General, Tedros has 7.5 billion people…

Since taking charge of WHO in July 2017, Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has sought to transform the organization. Tedros (as he likes to be known) has focused WHO on health equity,…

Over the past 2 decades, the growth in popularity of the term “global health” has been accompanied by various efforts to distinguish it from “international health.” As a result, many misconceptions…