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.

Regional Director's biography

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Day 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.

Speeches and presentations

Report on the work of the WHO Regional Office for Europe

Opening address at the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

Election of Regional Director 2014