Dr. Vega is a specialist in geriatric medicine who has served as the Regional Advisor in Aging and Health at PAHO/WHO since January 2006. Before joining PAHO/WHO, he was the National Director of Older Persons Care at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Cuba; Deputy Director for the Research Center on Longevity, Aging, and Health in Havana; Professor of Geriatrics, Gerontology, and Public Health at the Medical University of Havana; and a former Secretary General of the Latin American Committee of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics.
Areas of Expertise (3)
Geriatrics and Gerontology
- Latin American Academy of Medicine of Aging: Board Member