Violence and Injury Prevention

WHO European Region

Dinesh Sethi, MSc MD FFPH

Technical Officer
European Centre for Environment and Health, Rome
Phone: +39 064877 526
Fax: +39 064877 599


Responsibilities:

  • Violence and Injury Prevention Programme

Dr Sethi read medicine at Liverpool and worked in internal medicine and then trained in public health, at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London Deanery. Before joining WHO he worked as a Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Public Health in London. In the past he has worked on conducting surveys of injuries in refugees in Uganda, evaluating the cost-effectiveness of trauma services in Malaysia, and on the health professional response to domestic violence in London. His interests include injury surveillance, surveys of injury and violence in the community and advocating for injury and violence prevention.

Dr Sethi is a Technical Officer at the Violence and Injury Prevention Programme, WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, Rome, Italy.

Francesco Mitis

Technical Officer
European Centre for Environment and Health, Rome
Phone: +39 06487 7521
Fax: +39 06487 7599



Responsibilities

  • Violence and Injury Prevention Programme

Francesco Mitis was born in Rome, Italy, where he graduated as a statistician from the University "La Sapienza". He attended several post-graduate trainings in environmental epidemiology.

Since 1998 he has been working for WHO's European Centre for Environment and Health in Rome. Until 2008 in the health impact assessment team, mainly dealing with health impact of air pollution, waste disposal facilities and dangerous industrial sites. In 2009 he joined the Violence and Injury Prevention team as a technical officer, working in capacity building activities at country level and for a DG SANCO project on the prevention of violence and unintentional injuries in the European Region.

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