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Dr Jaouad Mahjour, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean a.i. and Director of Programme Management

Dr Jaouad Mahjour, acting Regional DirectorDr Jaouad Mahjour, Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean a. i., WHO

Dr Jaouad Mahjour is the acting Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean and Director of Programme Management in the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean. He is public health specialist. He has over 30 years of experience in designing, implementing and evaluating communicable diseases control programmes at national and international levels.

Over the last 10 years, Dr Mahjour has been supervising implementation of International Health Regulations 2005 capacities in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. He has been leading the regional health security and outbreak prevention and control programme.

Before joining WHO, Dr Mahjour was Director of Epidemiology and Diseases Control in the Ministry of Health of Morocco, and with his team developed national and regional systems to reinforce communicable diseases surveillance, alert and response.

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