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,Read More...
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UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women
Secretary- General, COMESA
Professor of International Business at Offenburg University
Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Director of International Records Management Trust