Regional Director

Since taking up her post as WHO Regional Director for Europe on 1 February 2010, Zsuzsanna Jakab has engaged at first hand with many partners and Member States, making progress on a joint health agenda for the WHO European Region. Her travels and activities offer insight into the many and varied duties of a WHO regional director.

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Regional Director awarded San Marino Order of Saint Agatha for contribution to health

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, has been awarded the Order of Saint Agatha by San Marino for her and WHO/Europe’s contribution to improving health in the country and throughout the WHO European Region. The Minister of Health, Dr Francesco Mussoni, and the Minister of Territory and Environment, Dr Antonella Mularoni, presented the Order.

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