WHO Representative in Mongolia
Dr Sergey Diorditsa, PHD, MPH, has assumed his duties of WHO Representative a.i. in Mongolia on 2 August 2017. Prior to this assignment, from 2011 Dr Diorditsa served as a Coordinator of the Extended Programme on Immunization Division at WHO Office for the Western Pacific. From 2003 to 2011 Dr Diorditsa worked as a Medical Officer in WHO Representative’s Office in Bangladesh. Dr Diorditsa has started his service in WHO in 2001 as a consultant on Extended Programme on Immunization. Prior working with WHO, Dr Diorditsa was a junior, then senior researcher in the Institute of Viral Preparations in Moscow, Russia and Coordinator in the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Moscow, Russia.
Dr Diorditsa graduated from the 1st Medical Academy of Moscow as a Doctor of Medicine. He holds a MPH in Medical Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Epidemiology and Control of Tropical Diseases from the Institute of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine of Moscow and a PhD in Virology from the Institute of Viral Preparations of Moscow, Russia.
Dr Sergey Diorditsa speaks Russian, English and French and is a national of the Russian Federation.
Dr Sergey Diorditsa succeeded Dr Soe Nyunt U who retired from WHO in May 2017 after serving as WHO Representative in Mongolia from 2012-2017.