WHO’s Brain Health Unit seeks qualified consultants


The Brain Health Unit (BRH) within the World Health Organization’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Use (MSD) is building a roster of qualified consultants to conduct a variety of technical tasks with all levels of experience to actively contribute to specific elements of the Unit’s work. The BRH aims to promote optimal brain development, cognitive health and wellbeing and prevention and care for neurological disorders across the life course through leadership and policy dialogue, development of technical and normative products and country capacity building in the following areas:

• Child and adolescent brain health and neurodevelopment

• Maternal mental health • Treatment and care for neurological disorders (e.g. epilepsy, dementia,) and neurodevelopmental disabilities

• Promotion of brain health and prevention of neurological disorders.

For a detailed job description and information on how to apply to the roster please see here: 


Applications close on 4 April 2022.