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 storyPolicy dialogue on implementing 2030 Agenda held during Regional Director’s visit to Romania
“Ultimately, health is a political choice, and working together to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is also a choice,” said Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, opening a policy dialogue on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages, held at the Cotroceni Palace of the President of Romania in Bucharest, at the end of May.
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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