Oral health

Oral health partners

This is a list of the main partners of the WHO Oral Health Programme.

WHO Regional Offices

WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO)

Dr VARENNE Benoit, Regional Adviser
email: varenneb@who.int
tel: +47 241 39494

WHO Regional Office for the Americas (AMRO/PAHO)

Dr ESTUPINAN Saskia, Regional Adviser, Oral Health
email: estupins@paho.org
tel: +1 202 974 3809

WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO)

Dr BEN ABDELAZIZ Faten, Regional Adviser
email: benabdelazizf@who.int
tel: +201 06993 8254

WHO Regional Office for Europe (EURO)

Dr GALEA Gauden, Director
email: gga@euro.who.int
tel: + 45 45 33 66 78

WHO Regional Office for South East Asia (SEARO)

Dr GARG Renu Madanlal, Medical Officer
email: gargr@who.int
tel: + 91 112 337 0804

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific (WPRO)

Dr SHIN Hai-Rim, Coordinator
email: shinh@wpro.who.int
tel: + 63 2 5289860

Other WHO/Headquarters programmes that work with relation to the Oral Health Programme

United Nations and specialized agencies

Other international partners involved in oral health


Contact information

Dr Hiroshi Ogawa
Dental Officer
WHO Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (PND)
20 Avenue Appia
1211 Geneva 27
Telephone: +41 22 791 4426
Fax: + 41 22 791 4832
E-mail: hq_pnd@who.int