Dr Matshidiso Moeti

Dr Matshidiso Moeti from Botswana is the first woman WHO Regional Director for Africa. She aims to build a responsive, effective and result-driven regional secretariat that can advance efforts towards universal health coverage and accelerate progress toward global development goals, while tackling emerging threats. will underpin every aspect of the Regional Office's work during her tenure.

Biography Dr Matshidiso Moeti

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Speeches and Messages

Today, 8 March 2018, we celebrate International Women's Day to recognize the achievements of women and take stock of efforts to accelerate women’s empowerment and gender parity for equal rights and
World Cancer Day, held annually on 4 February, is an opportunity for the global community to unite in combating cancer, the second leading cause of death in the world.
As we mark World AIDS Day on 1 December, whose theme this year is “Right to Health”, I would like to share the story of Alex, a 14 year old high school student who lives with his grandmother in Dou
Honorable ministers, Fellow UN agency leaders and heads of regional bodies, Dear partners in NGOs, academia, philanthropic foundations and the private sector,
Transformation Agenda

Transformation Agenda

The Transformation Agenda of the World Health Organization Secretariat in the African Region is a vision and a strategy for change aimed at facilitating the emergence of the WHO that the staff and stakeholders want.

It is a result of consultations with staff members within and outside the WHO African Region, and stakeholders from outside the Organization. The Transformation Agenda covers four focus areas:

  1. pro-results values
  2. smart technical focus
  3. responsive strategic operations
  4. effective communications and partnerships