Dr. de Sa is a public health professional working on healthy urban environment and sustainable mobility related issues at the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health, WHO headquarters.
His most recent work includes support for the development of WHO’s Urban Health Research Agenda and WHO’s Urban Health Initiative. Dr. de Sa is also WHO’s responsible officer for the publication “Integrating Health in Urban and Territorial Planning: a sourcebook”, jointly published with UN Habitat and launched in May this year.
Prior, Dr de Sa has worked as a researcher on urban health and environmental epidemiology, with a track record of publications in several academic journals. Dr. de Sa holds a master and a PhD in public health from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.