Anglican doctor helping to lead international fight against COVID-19

Posted Mar 18, 2020

[Anglican Communion News Service] A former missionary who previously worked as a senior adviser at the World Health Organization has been called back into service amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Ian Smith previously served as executive director of the office of the director-general and adviser to the two previous directors-general of the WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan and Dr. Lee Jong-wook, and is now serving as a senior adviser to the current director-general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Dr. Smith lives with his wife, Sally, in Arncliffe, England, where they worship in the parish of Upper Wharfedale and Littondale.

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