Thought Leaders

Dr Margaret Chan

Director-General of the World Health Organization

Public Health School moves to new home

Speaker: Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization13 Feb 2015

She praised the value system embodied in Singapore’s approach to public health. By bringing people from various fields together, the country has managed to leapfrog and avoid mistakes made in other parts of the world, she said.

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Facing Public Health Challenges in the Post-2015 Era: Need for a New Paradigm

Speaker: Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization12 Feb 2015

Dr Margaret Chan was the guest speaker at the 3rd Public Health Thought Leadership Series, organised by the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS. She shared how her experience at NUS had shaped her as a global health leader and praised Singapore’s approach to public health and willingness to lead, which has helped the nation avoid mistakes observed in other regions.