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Tarun Dua (World Health Organisation)

I am working as a Coordinator in the World’s Health Organization Headquarters in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. I am the focal point for neurological disorders in the department. I am leading the work on dementia including the WHO/ADI report on dementia in 2012 “Dementia: public health priority”, organization of First WHO Ministerial Conference on  Global Action Against Dementia, March 2015 and the development of Global Dementia Observatory. I have been involved in the development of the mhGAP Guidelines on mental, neurological and substance use disorders (including dementia) and the latest edition of Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries’ volume on mental, neurological and substance use disorders (including dementia).



Last Updated: Wednesday 14 September 2016