Jantine Jacobi

UNAIDS Representative to the European Union in Brussels

Dr Jantine Jacobi, a physician and public health specialist, is the incoming UNAIDS Representative to the European Union in Brussels. Prior, Dr Jacobi served as Country Director in Kenya, providing UN leadership to Fast-Track the ending of the AIDS epidemic as part of the SDG agenda; led the Global Gender-Transformative HIV response as Chief of Gender Equality and Diversity; as well as the country roll-out of the Global Initiative Universal Access to HIV/AIDS services; and served as Country Coordinator in Uganda, and in Ukraine. Before joining UNAIDS, Dr Jacobi worked with WHO on Child Health, Reproductive Health and AIDS in Nepal, Zambia and Namibia, respectively.