Global Malaria Programme, WHO | Unit Head, Strategic Information for Response
Abdisalan Noor is the head of unit, Strategic Information for Response at the World Health Organization Global Malaria Programme in Geneva, Switzerland. He leads the development of normative guidance and tools on malaria surveillance, country support to strengthen surveillance systems and use strategic information for impact, especially in sub-national tailoring of malaria interventions. He also leads the publication of the annual WHO World Malaria Report. Before joining WHO in 206, he worked at the KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Programme where he served as a Wellcome Trust Fellow and Director of its Nairobi Programme and a Visiting Professor of Malaria Epidemiology at the University of Oxford, UK. His research focused on measuring access to health care; mapping malaria transmission and at-risk populations; and the coverage and impact of malaria control interventions in Africa.