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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Health reform on the agenda during Regional Director’s visit to Uzbekistan

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe made an official visit to Uzbekistan on 18–21 November 2018. A new “Concept of Health Sector Development” was launched during the visit at a national high-level intersectoral conference, “Uzbekistan health reform in the Sustainable Development Goals era” on 20 November.

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