Food safety

Contact us

We cannot guarantee replying to requests from individuals for general information on food safety issues. Inquiries from international and national agencies, press agencies, universities and scientific research establishments will be answered to every extent possible.

Headquarters

Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses (FOS)
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Fax: +41 22 791 4807
E-mail: foodsafety@who.int

Regional Office for Africa


Ms Lusubilo Witson Mwamakamba
Technical Officer Food Safety
Inter-Country Support Team for West Africa
03 BP 7019 Ouagadougou 03
Burkina Faso
Tel: + 226 25 30 65 09
E-mail: mwamakambal@who.int
Website: http://www.afro.who.int

Regional office for the Americas

Food Safety

Dr Enrique Perez Gutierrez
Senior Advisor Foodborne Diseases and Zoonosis
Department of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis
Pan American Health Organization/Regional office for the Americas
525 23rd Street NW
Washington DC, 20037, USA
Tel: +1 202 9743879
E-mail: pereze@paho.org
Website: http://www.paho.org

Zoonoses

Dr Ottorino Cosivi
Coordinator, Veterinary Public Health
Director, Pan American Center for Foot and Mouth Disease (PANAFTOSA)
Pan American Health Organization/Regional office for the Americas
Av. Presidente Kennedy, 7778
Duque de Caxias CEP 25040-004
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel: +55 21 3661 9002
Fax +55 21 3661 9001
E-mail: cosivio@panaftosa.ops-oms.org

Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Food Safety

Dr Soren Bo Madsen
Technical Officer, Food Safety
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
811547 11181
P.O. Box 811547
Amman, Jordan
Tel: +962 651 006 75
Fax: +962 6 5667533
E-mail: madsens@who.int
Website: http://www.emro.who.int

Regional Office for South East Asia

Food Safety and Zoonoses

Dr Gyanendra Gongal
WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Indraprastha Estate
New Delhi-110002, India
Tel: +91 11 2337 0804
Fax: +91 11 2337 8412
E-mail: gongalg@searo.who.int
Website: http://www.searo.who.int

Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Food Safety

Peter Sousa Hoejskov
Technical Officer Food Safety
Division of Health Security and Emergencies
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
P.O. Box 2932
Manila 1000, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 528 9914
E-mail: hoejskovp@who.int
Website: http://www.wpro.who.int

Zoonoses

Dr Bee Lee Ong
Regional Focal Point for Zoonoses
Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific