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Margaret Chan

Former Director-General, World Health Organization

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Dr Margaret Chan, from the People's Republic of China, obtained her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. She joined the Hong Kong Department of Health in 1978, where her career in public health began.

In 1994, Dr Chan was appointed Director of Health of Hong Kong. In her nine-year tenure as director, she launched new services to prevent the spread of disease and promote better health. She also introduced new initiatives to improve communicable disease surveillance and response, enhance training for public health professionals, and establish better local and international collaboration. She effectively managed outbreaks of avian influenza and of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

In 2003, Dr Chan joined WHO as Director of the Department for Protection of the Human Environment. In June 2005, she was appointed Director, Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response as well as Representative of the Director-General for Pandemic Influenza. In September 2005, she was named Assistant Director-General for Communicable Diseases.

Dr Chan was elected to the post of Director-General on 9 November 2006. The Assembly appointed Dr Chan for a second five-year term at its sixty-fifth session in May 2012. Dr Chan's last term began on 1 July 2012 and ended on 30 June 2017.

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Margaret Chan

Former Director-General, World Health Organization

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Margaret Chan Biography

Dr Margaret Chan, from the People's Republic of China, obtained her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. She joined the Hong Kong Department of Health in 1978, where her career in public health began.

In 1994, Dr Chan was appointed Director of Health of Hong Kong. In her nine-year tenure as director, she launched new services to prevent the spread of disease and promote better health. She also introduced new initiatives to improve communicable disease surveillance and response, enhance training for public health professionals, and establish better local and international collaboration. She effectively managed outbreaks of avian influenza and of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

In 2003, Dr Chan joined WHO as Director of the Department for Protection of the Human Environment. In June 2005, she was appointed Director, Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response as well as Representative of the Director-General for Pandemic Influenza. In September 2005, she was named Assistant Director-General for Communicable Diseases.

Dr Chan was elected to the post of Director-General on 9 November 2006. The Assembly appointed Dr Chan for a second five-year term at its sixty-fifth session in May 2012. Dr Chan's last term began on 1 July 2012 and ended on 30 June 2017.

Margaret Chan Videos

  • 2016 Keynote Address by Dr. Margaret Chan (WHO) | The Epidemic ...
  • Ebola Reponse: Ban Ki-moon, Jim Yong Kim & Margaret Chan ...
  • WHO: Dr Margaret Chan - opening address 67th World Health ...

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  • How to book Margaret Chan?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Margaret Chan for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Margaret Chan, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Margaret Chan or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Margaret Chan?

    Booking fees for Margaret Chan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Margaret Chan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Margaret Chan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Margaret Chan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Margaret Chan for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Margaret Chan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Margaret Chan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Margaret Chan Speaker Videos

  • 2016 Keynote Address by Dr. Margaret Chan (WHO) | The Epidemic ...
    Ebola Reponse: Ban Ki-moon, Jim Yong Kim & Margaret Chan ...
  • WHO: Dr Margaret Chan - opening address 67th World Health ...
    Margaret Chan Delivers a Fung Forum Keynote Address - YouTube
  • WHO: WHA 69 - Speech by Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director ...
    WHA 68 - Speech by Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General

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