Mr. Christoph Hamelmann
Academic background: medicine and economics, postgraduate degrees in molecular biology, epidemiology and health systems management.
April 2018 – present: WHO Representative in the I.R. Iran.
2016 - 2018: Head of Office, WHO European Office for Investment for Health and Development (IHD), based in Venice, Italy.
2014 - 2016: UNDP Regional Team Leader and Senior Advisor, HIV, Health and Development (HHD), Europe, Central Asia and Arab States, based in Istanbul, Turkey.
2011 - 2014: UNDP Regional Practice Leader HIV, Health and Development (HHD), UNDP Regional Center Europe and Central Asia, based in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.
2007 - 2011: Country Director, Family Health International (FHI) Nigeria and Chief of Party of the GHAIN project, Abuja, Nigeria.
2006-2007: Deputy Chief of Party/Technical, Family Health International (FHI) / Global HIV AIDS Initiative Nigeria (GHAIN) Project, Abuja, Nigeria.
2002 - 2006: DFID Senior Technical Adviser on full-time secondment to the National Department of Health South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa.
1997 - 2002: Founder-Director and Senior Scientist, Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR), Kumasi, Ghana. Joint venture between the School of Medical Sciences/University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, the Ministry of Health, Ghana, and the Ministry of Health, Germany, through the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany.
1994 - 1997: AMREF AIDS/STI and Sexual & Reproductive Health
Program Director, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
1993 - 1994: Research Fellow in HIV/AIDS Epidemiology, Imperial College, London.
1992: Medical Officer General Surgery, Hamburg, Germany.
1989 - 1991: Research Fellow in Molecular Immunology and Parasitology, Bernhard Nocht Institute, Hamburg, Germany.
1985-1989: Medical Officer Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emergency and Intensive Care, Family Practice, at various hospitals in Germany.
1983 - 1985: Part-time lecturer for Health Education Institute for
Adult Education Hannover, Germany.
- 29 Jan 2019 - Let’s be active: WHO takes part in Peace and Friendship Cup in Tehran
- 8 Dec 2018 - WHO Collaborates with Iran on Improvement of Public Hospital Management
- آذر 97 - همکاری کارگزای های ملل متحد به منظور پیشگیری و درمان مصرف مواد مخدر در میان کودکان
- 3 Dec 2018 - Joint UN collaboration on prevention and treatment of drug use among children
- 21 Nov 2018 - Iran Hosts First WHO Training of Trainer program on Emergency Unit Management in Region