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 storyRegional Director visits Israel to further strengthen collaboration
On 6–8 March 2017 Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, visited Israel for discussions on a wide range of important health topics. During her visit she met with a number of high-ranking officials, including Mr Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel; Rabbi Yakov Litzman, Minister of Health; Mr Moshe Bar Siman Tov, Director-General, Ministry of Health; Ms Einav Shimron, Deputy Director-General of Information and International Relations, Ministry of Health; Mr Zeev Elkin, Minister for Environmental Protection; and Mr Eli Alaluf, Chairman of the Health Committee of the Knesset, among others.
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