New Director General of Public Health appointed in France

Geneviève Chêne has been announced as the new Director General of Public Health for France.

The appointment to France’s public health body, Santé Publique, is for a term of three years, and a second term is possible. Prof Chêne comes to the role following medical, epidemiological and biostatistical training, and extensive experience in public health.

Prof Chêne responded:

“I feel at the same time enthusiasm, pride and a certain gravity of being appointed at the head of a state agency to the essential missions of public service. Public Health France, agency of independent scientific expertise, is a major player in public health public policies. I know I can count on the commitment and professionalism of its agents to carry out the magnificent mission of serving the health of the people.”

Translated by Google Translate

Read the full announcement here.

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Published 5. November 2019 in News, News France