Dr Hans Kluge

*Unfortunately Dr. Kluge is no longer able to attend CleanMed Europe 2016, in his place we will have his colleague: Dr. Srđan Matić, Coordinator, Environment and Health, Division of Policy and Governance for Health and Well-being - WHO

Director of the Division of Health Systems and Public Health in the WHO Europe region

A Belgian trained medical doctor with a Masters degree in public health, based Dr. Kluge has a wealth of country and management experience spanning several WHO Member States. Previously based in the WHO Country Office in Myanmar and the WHO Director-General’s Special Representative Office in Russia he now works from the Copenhagen office.

Dr. Kluge has a background in health systems, public health and infectious diseases, and between 1999-2004 also served as Special UN Representative for TB and TB/HIV control in the Russian Federal Penitentiary System – receiving an award from the Russian government for his efforts. 

An exciting addition to CleanMed Europe, Dr. Kluge will draw from his impressive portfolio including human resources for health, public health services, health system governance (including health system performance assessment), health service delivery, health financing, pharmaceuticals and health technologies, and (multidrug resistant) tuberculosis.


Wednesday 19th October

Opening plenary: How can healthcare advance the Sustainable Development Goals? 

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