Ageing and life-course

Diane Wu, MD MPH

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Technical Officer

Phone: +41 22 791 3408


  • Communications
  • Global advocacy events and materials
  • Partnerships, including the Global Network for Age-friendly Cities and Communities

Diane Wu holds an MD from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and an MPH from Harvard University, USA. Diane is board certified in Family Medicine in Canada. She has worked in medicine, public health, and management consulting in China, Laos, Bosnia-Herzegovina, England, Switzerland, Canada, and the United States. She has held research, technical and operational support roles with the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, the University of Toronto, Global Affairs Canada, and for a multinational private sector consulting firm.

She joined the Department of Ageing and Life Course in 2016 and currently supports the management of WHO partnerships, communications and advocacy, and the development of new platforms to support innovation in healthy ageing.