Anita Sands is a Technical Officer in WHO’s unit for Regulation of Medicines and other Health Technologies. She has expertise in pre-market assessment, post-market surveillance and procurement of vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs) and quality management systems for testing services. Before joining WHO, she worked as Laboratory Team Leader at the National Serology Reference Laboratory, Australia. Anita holds a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and Immunology, and a Master’s in Public Health. She is currently undertaking a PhD through KU Leuven and Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp.