Zsuzsanna Jakab was born in 1951 in Hungary and holds a PhD in health sciences.
Her tenure was driven by the implementation of Health 2020, a European health policy framework to support action across government and society to: significantly improve the health and well-being of populations, reduce health inequalities, strengthen public health, and ensure people-centred health systems that are universal, equitable, sustainable and of high quality.
Friday 25th Feb
Session II: Public Health Security and social protection
Moderated by Liliana Faccioli Pintozzi (Head of International News Sky TG 24)
In times of pandemic, the main goal to start a dialogue between cities is to grant protection from COVID-19, which hasn’t been reached in many
Mediterranean areas yet. Vaccine campaigns international perspectives analysis.
Keynote speech by Zsuzsanna Jakab, Deputy Director General of the WHO, former Regional Director for Europe of the WHO (IN STREAMING)
Keynote speech by Afshan Khan, UNICEF Director, Regional Office for Europe and central Asia and special coordinator refugee and migrant response in Europe
Keynote speech by Arnon Afek, Director of the Sheba General Hospital of Ramat Gan, former Director General of the Public Health Ministry of Israel (IN STREAMING).
12 pm - 1.15 pm: “Urban dialogues”, Mayors' open talk session
During this session mayors will be invited to discuss the topics addressed by the keynote speakers to debate priorities and share possible solutions.