Dudley Tarlton

Programme Specialist, HIV, Health and Development

Bureau for Development Policy

English, Russian
Health, HIV AIDS, Sustainable development

Dudley Tarlton is a Programme Specialist in UNDP’s Bureau for Development Policy.  He focuses on health partnerships, and covers issues including non-communicable diseases, the social determinants of health and the post-2015 development agenda. Based in Geneva, he works with partners such as the Global Fund, the World Health Organization, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat and Roll Back Malaria. 

Mr. Tarlton has worked with UNDP on HIV, health and development since 2004, first at headquarters in New York, then in the UNDP Russian Federation office, the Bratislava Regional Center and now the UNDP Representation Office in Geneva.

Before taking up his current position in January 2013, Mr. Tarlton was the Regional Policy Specialist at UNDP’s Regional Centre for Europe and the CIS (2008-2012). In that role, he provided policy advice for improving health outcomes by helping countries to promote supportive legal environments for people living with HIV, established collaboration between governments and civil society groups in the region and worked with affected communities to ensure their meaningful contribution to global and national AIDS responses.

Prior to joining UNDP, Mr. Tarlton worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague from 2000 to 2003.

Mr. Tarlton is from the United States and holds a Master’s in diplomacy from Seton Hall University, USA.


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