WHO national counterpart and national technical focal points

WHO national counterpart

Ms Ásthildur Knútsdóttir
Director General
Department of Quality and Prevention
Ministry of Health

WHO national technical focal points


Communicable diseases

Dr Þórólfur Guðnason
Chief Epidemiologist
Department of Infectious Disease Control
Directorate of Health - Public Health Institute of Iceland

Noncommunicable diseases

Dr Dóra Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir
Head of Division
Division of Determinants of Health
Directorate of Health - Public Health Institute of Iceland

Mental health

Dr Pall Matthiasson
Chief Executive
Mental Health Services
National University Hospital

Violence and injury prevention

Ms Jenny Ingudottir
Project Manager
Health Information
Directorate of Health - Public Health Institute of Iceland

Promoting health throughout the life-course

Ms Hildur Kristjansdottir
Project Manager
Supervision and Quality
Directorate of Health - Public Health Institute of Iceland

Equity and social determinants of health

Ms Gigja Gunnarsdottir
Project Manager Physical Activity
Directorate of Health - Public Health Institute of Iceland

Health and the environment

Dr Þórólfur Guðnason
Chief Epidemiologist
Department of Infectious Disease Control
Directorate of Health - Public Health Institute of Iceland

Health systems

Dr Sveinn Magnússon
Director General
Department of the Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health

Subnational policies: regions and cities

Dr Sveinn Magnússon
Director General
Department of the Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health

Preparedness, surveillance and response

Dr Þórólfur Guðnason
Chief Epidemiologist
Department of Infectious Disease Control
Directorate of Health - Public Health Institute of Iceland

Leadership and governance, strategic planning, resource coordination and reporting

Ms Anna Lilja Gunnarsdóttir
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health

Strategic communications

Ms Vilborg Ingólfsdóttir
Director of Department
Ministry of Health