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Ornella Lincetto

Medical Officer Newborn Health
World Health Organization
Switzerland

Dr Ornella Lincetto is an Italian neonatologist, paediatrician and public health expert working with the World Health Organization, Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health Department, Geneva, Switzerland, as medical officer Newborn Health. She currently leads the Department’s work on newborn health policies, practices and programmes and coordinates ENAP activities on behalf of WHO.

She joined WHO in 2000, first in Geneva as newborn health expert and later as team leader Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health and Nutrition at WHO country offices of Lao PDR, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea, and as WHO Representative in Bhutan. Before joining WHO, Dr Lincetto worked for various NGOs as project coordinator in Angola, public health expert in the Philippines, and as neonatologist and researcher in Mozambique and Italy.