Health Emergency Officer
World Health Organization
Dr. Teresa Zakaria is a medical doctor and public health practitioner with over 10 years of experience working in response to humanitarian and public health emergencies. Dr. Zakaria is currently a Health Emergency Officer at WHO’s Headquarters, where she provides technical and operational support to WHO country operations in fragile and vulnerable settings. Prior to joining WHO, Dr. Zakaria worked with IOM, where she led the development of technical guidance and tools on mapping population movement as it relates to the potential risk of spread of diseases. Dr. Zakaria is an Indonesian national. She obtained her medical and public health degrees in Indonesia and Australia respectively.