Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete is the fourth former President of the United Republic of Tanzania. During his Presidency, he distinguished himself as a champion of global health, particularly women's and children's health. Since his retirement, he has been devoting his time to campaigning for universal immunization as a GAVI Global Ambassador for Immunization. He also served as chairperson of the United Nations High-Level Panel on the Global Response to Health Crises. He is currently Commissioner for the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity and a Co-Chair of the UN High-Level Advisory Group on Every Woman Every Child.
Like many people my, age I carry a small childhood scar on my left shoulder, an indication that I was once vaccinated against smallpox. In the villages of Tanzania, such scars used to act as a form of branding, a...Read More...
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Director, Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) at University of Wolverhampton, UK
Professor of International Business at Offenburg University
Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Director of International Records Management Trust