Governance

Executive Board members

MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD AND TERM OF OFFICE

The Executive Board is composed of 34 persons who are technically qualified in the field of health, each designated by a Member State that has been elected to serve by the World Health Assembly. Member States are elected for three-year terms.

The affiliations appear in the style and the language used by the corresponding member of the Board.

ALBANIA 2013-2016
Dr Gazmend Bejtja
General Director of Health Policy and Planning
Ministry of Health
Tirana

ANDORRA 2013-2016
Mr Josep M. Casals Alis
General Director of Health and Welfare
Ministry of Health and Welfare
Andorra La Vella

ARGENTINA 2013-2016
Sr. Tomás Augusto Pippo Briant
Director de Economía de la Salud
Ministerio de Salud
Buenos Aires

AUSTRALIA 2012-2015
Professor Jane Halton
Secretary, Department of Health and Ageing
Canberra

AZERBAIJAN 2012-2015
Professor Ogtay Shiraliyev
Minister of Health
Baku

BELGIUM 2012-2015
Dr Dirk Cuypers
Président du Comité de Direction, SPF Santé publique
Sécurité de la Chaîne alimentaire et Environnement
Bruxelles

BRAZIL 2013-2016
Dr Jarbas Barbosa da Silva Júnior
Secretary of Health Surveillance
Ministry of Health
Brasilia

CAMEROON 2011-2014
Dr Martina Baye Lukong
Conseiller technique
Ministère de la Santé publique
Yaoundé

CHAD 2012-2015
Docteur Yankalbe Paboung Matchock Mahouri
Conseiller du Ministre de la Santé publique
NꞌDjamena

CROATIA 2012-2015
Professor Rajko Ostojić
Minister of Health
Zagreb

CUBA 2012-2015
Dr Roberto Morales Ojeda
Ministro de Salud Pública
Havana

DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2013-2016
Mr KIM Chang Min
Minister, Deputy Permanent Representative
Geneva

EGYPT 2013-2016
Professor Adel Adawy
Minister of Health and Population
Cairo

IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF) 2012-2015
Dr Mohsen Asadi-Lari
Director-General for International Affairs
Ministry of Health and Medical Education
Teheran

JAPAN 2013-2016
Dr Shigeru Omi
Special Assistant for International Affairs to the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Tokyo

LEBANON 2012-2015
Dr Walid Ammar
General Director, Ministry of Public Health
Beirut

LITHUANIA 2012-2015
Dr Vilius Jonas Grabauskas
Chancellor of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Kaunas

MALAYSIA 2012-2015
Dr S. Subramaniam
Minister of Health
Kuala Lumpur

MALDIVES 2012-2015
Dr Mariyam Shakeela
Minister of Health and Gender
Male

MEXICO 2011-2014
Sr. Rodrigo Reina
Titular de la Unidad Coordinadora de Vinculación y Participación Social
Secretaría de Salud
México D.F.

MYANMAR 2011-2014
Dr Pe Thet Khin
Minister of Health
Nay Pyi Taw

NAMIBIA 2013-2016
Dr Richard Nchabi Kamwi
Minister of Health and Social Services
Winhoek

NIGERIA 2011-2014
Mr Sani S. Bala
Permanent Secretary
Federal Ministry of Health
Abuja

PANAMA 2012-2015
Dra. Zelibeth Valverde
Directora de Planificación
Ministerio de Salud
Panama

PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2011-2014
Mr Pascoe Kase
Secretary for Health
Port Moresby

QATAR 2011-2014
Mr Abdulla Khalid Al-Qahtani
Minister of Public Health
Secretary-General, Supreme Council of Health
Doha

REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2013-2016
Dr Jeon Man-Bok
Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Health and Welfare
Seoul

SAUDI ARABIA 2013-2016
Dr Ziad Ahmed Memish
Undersecretary for Public Health Affairs
Ministry of Health
Riyadh

SENEGAL 2011-2014
Professeur Awa Marie Coll Seck
Ministre de la Santé et de l’Action sociale
Dakar

SIERRA LEONE 2011-2014
Dr Brima Kargbo
Chief Medical Officer
Ministry of Health and Sanitation
Freetown

SOUTH AFRICA 2013-2016
Ms Precious Matsoso
Director-General of Health
Ministry of Health
Pretoria

SURINAME 2013-2016
Dr Marthelise Eersel
Director of Health
Ministry of Health
Paramaribo

SWITZERLAND 2011-2014
M. Pascal Strupler
Secrétaire d’Etat
Directeur, Office fédéral de la Santé publique
Département fédéral de l'Intérieur
Berne

UZBEKISTAN 2011-2014
Mr Anvar Alimov
Minister of Health
Tashkent

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