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Composition of the Board 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.

AFRICA

BOTSWANA (2020-2023)
Dr Edwin Dikoloti
Minister of Health and Wellness
Gaborone

BURKINA FASO (2019-2022)
Professeur Adama Traore
Chef de Service Dermatologie, Centre hospitalier universitaire Yalgado Ouédraogo
Ouagadougou

GHANA (2020-2023)
Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu
Minister for Health
Accra

GUINEA-BISSAU (2020-2023)
Dr Agostinha Mbarco Ndumba
Director General, Prevention and Health Promotion
Ministry of Public Health
Bissau

KENYA (2019-2022)
Dr Patrick Amoth
Acting Director General for Health, Ministry of Health
Nairobi

MADAGASCAR (2020-2023)
Professeur Zely Arivelo Randriamanantany
Ministre de la Santé publique
Antananarivo

RWANDA (2021-2024)
Dr Daniel Ngamije Madandi
Minister of Health
Kigali

AMERICAS

ARGENTINA (2019-2022)
Sra. Carla Moretti
Directora Nacional de Relaciones Sanitarias Internacionales
Ministerio de Salud
Buenos Aires

COLOMBIA (2020-2023)
Sr. German Escobar Morales
Viceministro de Salud Pública y Prestación de Servicios
Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social
Bogota

GRENADA (2019-2022)
Mr Nickolas Steele
Minister for Health, Social Security and International Business
Saint-Georges

GUYANA (2019-2022)
Dr Franck C.S. Anthony
Minister of Public Health
Georgetown

PARAGUAY (2021-2024)
Dr. Julio César Borba Vargas
Ministro de Salud Pública y Bienestar Social
Asuncion

PERU (2021-2024)
Dr. Hernando Ismael Cevallos Flores
Ministro de Salud
Lima

SOUTH-EAST ASIA

BANGLADESH (2019-2022)
Mr Zahid Maleque
Minister, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Dhaka

INDIA (2020-2023)
Mr Rajesh Bhushan
Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
New Delhi

TIMOR-LESTE (2021-2024)
Mr Bonifacio Mau Coli Dos Reis
Vice-Minister of Health
Dili

EUROPE

AUSTRIA (2019-2022)
Dr Clemens Martin Auer
Special Envoy for Health, Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection
Vienna

BELARUS (2021-2024)
Dr Dmitry Leonidovich Pinevich
Minister of Health
Minsk

DENMARK (2021-2024)
Dr Søren Brostrøm
Director-General, Danish Health Authority
Copenhagen

FRANCE (2021-2024)
Professeur Jérôme Salomon
Directeur général de la Santé
Ministère des Solidarités et de la Santé
Paris

RUSSIAN FEDERATION (2020-2023)
Mr Mikhail Albertovič Murashko
Minister of Health
Moscow

SLOVENIA (2021-2024)
Ms Kerstin Vesna Petrič (MD)
Director-General of Public Health Directorate
Ministry of Health
Ljubljana

TAJIKISTAN (2019-2022)
Professor Salomuddin Yusufi
Vice-Principal of Scientific Affairs, State Medical University
Dushanbe

UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND (2020-2023)
Professor Chris Whitty
Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Social Care
London

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

AFGHANISTAN (2021-2024)
Dr Wahid Majrooh
Kabul

OMAN (2020-2023)
Dr Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi
Minister of Health
Muscat

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (2021-2024)
Dr Hassan Mohammad Al Ghabbash
Minister of Health
Damascus

TUNISIA (2019-2022)
Professeur Ali Mrabet
Ministre de la Santé
Tunis

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (2019-2022)
Mr Abdulrahman Al Owais
Minister of Health and Prevention and Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs
Abu Dhabi

WESTERN PACIFIC

JAPAN (2021-2024)
Dr Hiroki Nakatani
Advisor for International Affairs
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Tokyo

MALAYSIA (2021-2024)
Mr Khairy Jamaluddin
Minister of Health
Kuala Lumpur

REPUBLIC OF KOREA (2020-2023)
Mr Kim Ganglip
Minister, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Seoul

SINGAPORE (2019-2022)
Dr Janil Puthucheary
Senior Minister of State (Health and Communications and Information)
Ministry of Health and Ministry of Communications and Information
Singapore

TONGA (2019-2022)
Dr Saia Ma’u Piukala
Minister of Health
Nuku’alofa

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