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.

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Day 4 highlights: Countries commit to strengthening the use of evidence and research in policy-making

On the final day of RC66, Member States approved a European action plan for the prevention and control of NCDs, complementing global and earlier Regional plans. The adoption of an action plan on strengthening the use of evidence and research in policy-making will also ensure that evidence, information and research are used in all policy-making agendas.

Election of Regional Director 2014