Zsuzsanna Jakab

Scientist, Person

1951 –

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Who is Zsuzsanna Jakab?

Zsuzsanna Jakab is Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark. She succeeded Marc Danzon on 1 February 2010. A native of Hungary, she has held a number of high-profile national and international public health policy positions in the last three decades.

Before her election as Regional Director, Jakab served as the founding Director of the European Union's European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control in Stockholm, Sweden. Between 2005 and 2010, she built ECDC into an internationally respected centre of excellence in the fight against infectious diseases.

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Born
May 17, 1951
Hungary
Nationality
  • Hungary
Profession
Education
  • Eötvös Loránd University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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