Dr. Jean William “Bill” Pape, a renowned Haitian physician who has dedicated his life to fighting infectious diseases in Haiti and recently led the nation’s coronavirus response, has been tapped by the World Health Organization to help provide guidance to its director general.

 

Pape was named as one of nine members to the newly formed WHO Science Council that will advise the organization about high-priority, emerging scientific issues and advances in technology that could directly impact global health.