Santino Severoni

Dr Santino Severoni is Director a.i. Division of Health System and Public Health and Special Advisor, Migrants and Health at the WHO Regional Office for Europe. He has over 24 years’ experience as an international technical advisor and executive, working for governments, multilateral organizations, nongovernmental organizations and foundations in eastern Africa, central Asia, the Balkans and Europe. His professional work has been dedicated to global health, focusing on health sector reform, health system strengthening, health diplomacy, aid coordination/effectiveness and management of complex emergencies. He coordinated the Public Health Aspects of Migration in Europe and leads the Migration and Health programme for the WHO Regional Office for Europe. He worked to establish the WHO Global Migration programme, provided inputs to the Global Compact on Refugees and the Global Compact on Orderly, Safe and Regular Migration, established the Knowledge Hub on Health and Migration and coordinated the first report on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region.