WHO Representative to Thailand

Dr Daniel Kertesz – WHO Representative to Thailand

Daniel Kertesz has been working with the World Health Organization since 1997. Most recently, Dr Kertesz was the WHO Representative in Mozambique (2012-2016). During this period, he was deployed to serve as the WHO Representative a.i. in Sierra Leone (August 2014-March 2015) to lead WHO’s Ebola response activities within the country. From July to December 2015, he was seconded to WHO headquarters to serve as the Director of the Project Team working on reform of WHO work in emergencies.

Dr Kertesz began his WHO career in Mali, where he was responsible for Polio Eradication activities and the Expanded Program on Immunization. He continued this work as the Immunization team leader with WHO/Angola, and then as WHO Representative in Guinea Bissau and Ghana.

Prior to joining WHO, Dr Kertesz was Chief of the Division of Respiratory Diseases at Health Canada. Dr Kertesz is a medical doctor specialized in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He holds a Master’s degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


For more information please contact:
World Health Organization
Country Office for Thailand
4th Fl.,Permanent Secretary Bld 3
Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi
Tel: +6625470100, Fax: +6625918199
Email: setharegistry@who.int

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