While the EU/EEA has remained polio-free since 2002, suboptimal vaccination levels are increasing the risk of outbreaks in the region.
More than 5,000 people have died due to measles in DRC this year, as UNICEF also assists in major measles outbreak in the Pacific.
Around 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, according to a UNICEF snapshot.
Jon is an Emergency Medicine Doctor at St Mary's Hospital in London, and has a particular interest in organisational management and planning. He has an MBA and a PG certificate in innovation, and is interested in teaching and research. He is married to an anaesthetist and enjoys running, cycling and skiing.