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.Regional Director's biography
Top storyDay 4 highlights: countries at the centre of health work
“It is now clearer than ever that we need to be bolder and reach further, to engage effectively with all those that have a stake in health,” said Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab on the final day of RC68. Many non-State actors were accredited to attend future sessions of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, and Member States applauded the work of country offices.
- Day 4 highlights: countries at the centre of health work
- Day 3 highlights: Strategy on the health and well-being of men in the WHO European Region adopted
- Day 2 highlights: strengthening health systems to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Speeches and presentationsReport on the work of the WHO Regional Office for Europe
Opening address at the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe