World Health Organization, Dept for Management of NCDs, Disability, Violence and Injury
Ms Jody-Anne Mills is an occupational therapist. She was born in South Africa and spent most of her life in Australia. Ms Mills studied at the University of Queensland, where she completed a Bachelor in Occupational Therapy and a Master of International Public Health. Ms Mills has worked as a consultant to the Foreign Medical Team Secretariat at WHO Headquarters in Geneva and as an occupational therapist in hospitals in Australia, Togo and the United Kingdom.
Ms Mills joined the WHO Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention (NVI) in October 2015 as a Technical Officer for the Prevention of Blindness, Deafness, Disability and Rehabilitation Team (BDD). She supports the Coordinator on projects and activities related to disability and rehabilitation and provides strategic support to the implementation of the WHO global disability action plan 2014-2021.