Deputy Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO)
In March 2019, Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab was appointed Deputy Director-General of WHO by the Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The Deputy Director-General’s portfolio includes WHO’s technical programmes for universal health coverage, the life course, communicable and noncommunicable diseases, healthier populations and antimicrobial resistance, alongside other issues that the Director-General considers appropriate to delegate. Before that , she took up her duties as Regional Director.
A native of Hungary, she has held a number of high-profile national and international public health policy positions in the last three decades. Dr Jakab served as the founding Director of the European Union's European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Stockholm, Sweden. Between 2002 and 2005, Dr Jakab was State Secretary at the Hungarian Ministry of Health, Social and Family Affairs.
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