Dr Ruediger Krech

WHO Director of the Department of Ethics and Social Determinants of Health

Dr Ruediger Krech

Dr Ruediger Krech is currently the Director of the Department of Ethics and Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization (WHO).

Prior to joining the WHO, he was in charge of German International Cooperation’s (GiZ) work on social protection from at its Headquarters in Germany and in India. With a solid background in public health, Dr Krech has also held various management positions at the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen in the fields of health systems, health policies and health promotion.

Dr Krech will lead the Alliance efforts to the Third Global Forum.

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