Two world-leading health experts join CEPI board
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a GloPID-R observer, has announced the appointment of health experts Dr Nísia Trindade Lima and Dr Juan Pablo Uribe to their Board.
Dr. Lima is President of the Fiocruz Foundation, in Brazil. GloPID-R member Fiocruz is the largest public health academic institution in the Latin American and Caribbean Region. Dr Juan Pablo Uribe is a former Minister of Health and Social Protection in Colombia and recently joined the World Bank as Global Director for Health, Nutrition and Population and Director of the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents.
Dr. Lima and Dr Uribe will serve as the two Latin American representatives on the CEPI Board.