Sheffield Insights - Dr Niluka Wijekoon
Niluka’s talk ‘Starting a global career in the Public Health Sector’ focuses on her expansive clinical and public health career.
Niluka has held a range of responsibilities during her career. Most recently as an epidemiologist for the World Health Organisation (WHO), including six years at the headquarters in Geneva. As a global public health professional and an emergency responder she has worked in countries across the world. Before joining the WHO, she worked as an Emergency Health Coordinator during the Sri Lankan ethnic crisis; prior to her public health career, she worked as an emergency physician in Colombo.