World Health Organization

Date of Establishment: 
July 2008
Contact Details: 

Phone: +41 22 7914388
Address: World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
Geneva 27, CH-1211

Dr JP Peña-Rosas

JP Penarosas works as Coordinator in the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. He joined WHO on July 2008 and has overseen the development of evidence-informed guidelines for interventions addressing the double burden of malnutrition in infants, children, adolescents, women and older persons in stable and emergency settings, and biomarkers of assessing nutritional status.

Currently, he is leading a multidisciplinary team aiming to mainstream nutrition in primary health care settings for universal health coverage, one of the pillars of the WHO 13 General Programme of Work. He is also a member of the WHO 3-level Joint Working Group on Universal Health Coverage