Severin Ritter von Xylander

Severin Ritter von Xylander is a pediatrician and public health expert from Germany working with the World Health Organization (WHO). He is a member of the German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (DGKJ). He has worked in many countries, including long-time assignments to Cambodia and Vietnam, on public health programs for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, nutrition and infectious disease. He has a keen interest in quality of care. Currently, he is in charge of newborn services at the Department for Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent Health, WHO Headquarters.