Devora Kestel MSc
Devora Kestel is the Sub-regional Mental Health Advisor, working at the OCPC as Short Term Professional in the preparation of the Caribbean technical cooperation program. Devora is Argentinean, where she graduated in Psychology in 1989 (Universidad Nacional de La Plata). Soon after finishing her studies she moved to Italy ( Trieste), where she has worked for almost 10 years in the mental health field.
In 2000 she joined WHO/EURO initially as a mental health consultant (representing the Trieste CC) and soon after as a mental health officer in the WHO office in Kosovo. In 2001 Dévora moved to Albania, holding the same position of mental health officer. In February 2006 she was appointed WR (a.i.), position that she hold until end of May 2007, date in which she resigned in order to join PAHO. She is currently completing her MSc in Public Health at the London University.