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Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in SyriaElizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in Libya

Ms Elizabeth Hoff (Norway) has occupied the post of WHO Representative in Libya since 16 July 2019. Before taking up her current assignment, she served as WHO Representative in Syria from July 2012 to July 2019. During her time in Syria, she was responsible for setting up WHO’s emergency operations and overseeing the Organization’s health response to the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. 

Ms Hoff joined WHO in 1997. She has held senior managerial positions at WHO headquarters, UNITAID and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

She has extensive experience working for international organizations in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.