WHO Representative in Mongolia
Dr Soe Nyunt-U has been working as WHO Representative in Mongolia from November, 2012. He replaced former WR Dr Wiwat, who retired from his active service.
Prior to his appointment as WR of Mongolia, Dr Soe Nyunt-U was a WHO Representative to Philippines (2007-2012). A national of Myanmar, he started in 2000 as a short-term professional consultant and later on a scientist for situational policy and analysis at WHO Western Pacific Regional Office. In 2002, he was appointed as an Acting Director and eventually as Director for Health Sector Development Division (2003-2007).
He finished his Doctorate of Medicines in Yangon Myanmar, took up his Master of Science in Health Planning and Financing at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences at the University of London in United Kingdom. He served as Medical officer in charge at the Kyauk Tan Township Co-operative Clinic. Dr. Soe was also UNV Medical Director of the United Nations Development Programme assigned in Sierra Leone. He also served as lecturer of the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya.