WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Technical Lead, Healthy Ageing
Dr Mikiko Kanda is a Technical Lead for the Healthy Ageing Unit, Division of Healthy Environments and Populations. Working with internal and external stakeholders, she is leading technical support and advocacy to promote health and social system transformation to Member States in the WHO Western Pacific Region in addressing the needs of an ageing population.
Before WHO WPRO, she worked for UNAIDS Country Office for Myanmar and the WHO Regional Office for Southeast Asia in various technical capacities related to Strategic Information, Health Systems, Human Resources for Health and Healthy Ageing. Dr. Kanda is a Registered Nurse in Japan and the US and holds a PhD and MHS in Health Science (Global Health Policy) from the University of Tokyo.