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WHO Director-General passes away on 23rd of May

World Health Organization director-general Dr. Lee Jong-wook dies on 23rd of May. The main reason of his death could be the blood clot in his brain//. He was undergoing an emergency surgery but it was unsuccessful. Dr. Lee Jong-wook who is 61 years old suffered from discomfort while attending an official function. Then he was taken to Cantonal Hospital in Geneva, Switzerland for further treatment.

Lee became WHO director-general in 2003. During his tenure he attempted to control the spread of the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus. He dedicated his 23 years of his lifetime working at WHO. Spanish Health Minister Elena Salgado said that he was a great, dedicated and hard working person.


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