Odile Frank



Health and Social Services Officer


Policy and Strategy


Public Services International


Odile Frank is the Health and Social Services Officer of the Policy and Strategy team of Public Services International, a global federation of trade unions representing 20 million women and men in 150 countries, of whom 7 million are in health and social care services. She has worked on issues of population, health and development at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development; the Population Council; the World Health Organization; the United Nations, as Chief, Social Integration in the Department for Social Development, DESA; and more recently the International Labour Organization, as Senior Research and Policy Adviser & Chief, Research and Policy Analysis, in the Global Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work. Dr. Frank holds a Doctorate of Science from Harvard University, where she specialized in public health and social sciences (demography, psychology), and Master’s degrees in Population Sciences and Counselling Psychology. She earned her B.Sc. at the University of London in Psychology (Bedford) and Economics (LSE).