Precious Matsoso


Malebona Precious Matsoso is the director general of the National Department of Health in South Africa. She has more than 20 years work experience at executive management level. She served as the chair of the World Health Organization's Executive Board in 2015-2016.

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Opinion: A vote for the world's health, absent from the headlines
10 Nov 2016

Candidates for the director-generalship of the World Health Organization will face an unprecedented crisis in global health inequalities. Precious Matsoso, director-general of the National Department of Health in South Africa, and Mushtaque Chowdhury, the vice chairperson of BRAC, write how prioritizing the signing of the Framework Convention on Global Health could help.