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Regional Emergencies Director (RED)WHO European RegionDenmark
Dr Dorit Nitzan is the Regional Emergency Director for the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region. She joined the WHO in 2005 as the Public Health Services Manager in the South-eastern Europe Health Network, and the Head of Office and WHO Representative in Serbia (including Montenegro at that time). The team led by her received the 21st Century Award by the United Nations Secretary General for the special work done with and for the Roma people. From 2012 to 2016, Dorit served as the WHO Representative in Ukraine. She led the WHO and the Health Cluster humanitarian operations and the polio outbreak response in the country. For the work done, the team led by her received the WHO Director General Reward of Excellence for exceptional contribution to the Organization in 2015. In her current capacity Dorit leads the WHO emergency prevention, preparedness, response and recovery strategies, operations and monitoring and evaluation in the European Region (covering 53 Member States). More specifically, the Incident Management Team (IMST) and WHO Health Emergency (WHE) are assisting countries to plan and prepare for, respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. This incudes regional and national support to: 1. Coordination, planning, financing and monitoring; 2. Risk communicati0on, community engagement and infodemic management; 3. Surveillance, epidemiological investigation, contact tracing, and adjustment of public health and social measures; 4. Points of entry, international travel and transport, and mass gatherings; 5. Laboratories and diagnostics; 6. Infection prevention and control, and protection of the health workforce; 7. Case management, clinical operations, and therapeutics; 8. Operational support and logistics, and supply chains; 9. Maintaining essential health services and systems; and 10. Vaccination (https://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-emergencies/coronavirus-covid-19 ). Dorit came to WHO from the Israeli Ministry of Health where she served from 1996-2005. Since 1999 she was active in the humanitarian NGO “Physicians for Human Rights”. She also supported humanitarian operations in the Middle East and Ethiopia with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the World Food Programme, and Columbia University. She covered the areas of nutrition, food safety, public health and emergency response as a consultant in China, Republic of Moldova and the Russian Federation. She led health sector activities in disaster preparedness and response missions to Africa and served the search, rescue and victims identification operations response to the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. Dorit is a pediatrician. She graduated from the Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel and completed her medical internship in Sapir Medical Center in Kfar-Saba Israel. She completed her three years pediatric residency in Morristown Medical Center, New Jersey, USA following by three years of fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Babies Hospital, Columbia University in New York. During the last two years of her fellowship she also graduated from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public health, and she holds n MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Prior to medicine Dorit graduated from the Hebrew University as a clinical dietitian. She continued working as a dietitian through her medical studies in Israel.
National Institute of Neoplastic DiseasesPeru
Medical Oncologist at the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases - INEN, Lima - Peru, clinical medicine studies at the Faculty of Human Medicine of the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia - UPCH, Lima - Peru, post graduate studies with different specialties: General and Oncology Medicine - INEN, Health Services Management - UPCH, Health Administration - UPCH and Medical Audit - USLG; Master's Degree in Molecular Oncology at the National Center for Oncology Research - CENIO of Spain and in Public Health with a Mention in Health Services Management at UPCH; Doctorate studies in Public Health - UPCH, with extensive experience in Clinical Research and postgraduate studies in Molecular Clinical Oncology at the National Cancer Institute - NCI - United States. Since 2000 he has been working in the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases - INEN, having been a Resident in the Specialty of Oncology Medicine, who for his outstanding professional performance during the years 2002-2003 was appointed Head of Residents of Oncology Medicine and in In the years 2003 - 2004 he carried out specialized training in the specialty of Clinical and Epidemiological Research with Mention in Oncological Medicine. Since 2005, she has been in administrative and clinical work at INEN, appointed as medical oncologist, carrying out in an outstanding way multiple clinical assistance functions, research, education as well as functions of high level of competence and performance in administrative health areas for the prevention and cancer control in Peru, the main positions as General Director of the Department of Diagnostic and Treatment Support Services - DISAD INEN (2010-2012) and Institutional Head of the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases - INEN (2012-2016). Professor MBA Health of CENTRUM – UPCH (2018-2019) and ongoing Professor for Medical Residents at INEN for peruvian prestigious universities. She has developed the National Plan for Comprehensive Cancer Care and the Improvement of Access to Oncological Services in Peru - "Plan Esperanza", public policy of cancer control in Peru with positive results published in the prestigious high-impact scientific journal Lancet Oncology. She is also the Founder of the INEN Breast Club, the main organization of patients for the control of cancer in women. She has represented Peru in different international organization meetings of public policies on health and Cancer Prevention and Control: ONU, WHO, PAHO, IAEA, IARC, UICC, NCI, RINC and others. She has been awarded important prizes, among the most prominent: Europe Business Assembly - The Socrates Committee Oxford UK “Best Manager of the year” - Institutional Head 2012 - 2016 (March 2017) and member of the Global Leader Club for Regional Best Hospital - Oxford UK, “San Francisco de Borja Award in the degree of Order of San Borja” (May 2016), Award for Business Creativity in Health - UPC, INEN Medical Award “Master Doctor Eduardo Caceres Graziani” Diploma in Master's Degree (April 2014) , “Palma de Oro Award for Citizen Merit 2013” (April 2013), among others. She is the author of many academical publications in Oncology, Public Health, Epidemiology and other related areas, which are published in International and National Scientific Journals, Speaker at different Scientific and Technical Congresses of International and National Academic Organizations”. Member of Academic Societies of national and international prestige such as: American Society of Clinical Oncology - ASCO; American Association for Cancer Research - AACR, Peruvian Society of Mastology, Peruvian Society of Medical Oncology, European Society for Medical Oncology - ESMO, Peruvian Society of Cancerology, Peruvian Helth Administration Society, Peruvian Public Health Academy, Royal Society of Medicine – UK, among others.
Polytechnic Institute of SantarémPortugal
José Amendoeira. Completed a Post-Doctoral in Nursing, at University of São Paulo – Brazil; a PhD in Sociology of Education in 2005/03/21 by Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Master in Sociology in 1999/06/01 by Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Bachelor in Nursing in 1982/12/17 by Santarém, License with a Specialization Course in Medical-Surgical Nursing in 1988/07/22 by Escola de Enfermagem de Lisboa. Teacher Coordinator in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Saúde, President of School Assembly in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Saúde, Coordinator of the Scientific Domain of Life and Health Sciences. Scientific Area Neurosciences, ageing and degenerative diseases and Scientific Subarea Biology of ageing in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Unidade de Investigação, Researcher Coordinator in Life and Quality Research Center (Funding by Scientific and Technology Foundation), Local Coordinator of the Joint Master Degree Emergency and Critical Care Nursing Course - Emergency Nursing and Critical Care within a Consortium between Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Saúde, Universidade do Algarve – Escola de Saúde; Napier University from Scotland and Universsity of Oviedo (Consortium Coordinator). Is Invited lecturer (pro bono) within the scope of the PhD in Nursing in Universidade Católica Portuguesa Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Science and Technology Management in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Tecnoligia e Gestão de Santarém and Coordinating Researcher in Instituto Politécnico de Santarém Escola Superior de Saúde. Last five years published around 80 articles (ISI; JCR, SJR; With Peer Review – National and International scientific journals). Has 1 section(s) of books. Organized several scientific event(s). Participated with Oral Communication or Poster, in several event(s). Supervised 20 PhD thesis(es). Supervised 15 MSc dissertation(s). Has received 2 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as Researcher in 3 project(s), with funding from Portugal and Europe. Works in the area(s) of Medical and Health Sciences with emphasis on Health Sciences with emphasis on Nursing, Social Sciences with emphasis on Sociology and Social Sciences with emphasis on Economics and Business with emphasis on Business and Management. In their professional activities interacted with 265 collaborator(s) co-authorship of scientific papers. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: Nursing Theorists/Theories; Quality; Research; Higher Education; Higher Education in Nursing; Substance Addiction Consequences; Clinical Nursing; Drug; Assessment; Family; Ethics; Nursing as Discipline and Profession; Family; Therapeutic communication; Nurses; Students; Caring Process; Clinical Training; Learningship; Simulation; Pregnant Women; Tobacco; Scales; Empowerment; Action Research; Health Promotion; Youth; Quality of Life; Health Outcomes; Nutrition; Obesity Prevention; Nursing Consultation; patients with Pacemaker/ICD; SelfCare; Health education; Empowerment; Elderly/Aged; Nursing Complex Interventions; Multiculturality; cultural competency; emigrants/immigrants; nursing care; communication; (...).