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Dr. Fernando  Muñoz Porras - International Federation on Ageing. Santiago, , CL

Dr. Fernando Muñoz Porras Dr. Fernando  Muñoz Porras

Head of Immunization Department | Ministry of Health of Chile

Santiago, CHILE

Dr. Fernando Munoz Porras currently serves as Chief of the Immunization Department of the Ministry of Health.

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La equidad en la salud fue el tema que dio inicio al año académico en Facultad de Medicina de UCN

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La exposición estuvo a cargo del Dr. Fernando Muñoz Porras, jefe del Programa de Vacunas del Ministerio de Salud. Con la clase magistral sobre la equidad de acceso de las personas al sistema de salud nacional, dictada por el Dr. Fernando Muñoz Porras, jefe del Programa de Vacunas del Ministerio de Salud; la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Católica del Norte inició oficialmente las actividades académicas 2014. El encuentro realizado (25/4) en el salón Arcángel San Rafael de esta unidad académica, asistieron autoridades universitarias, invitados especiales, personal de apoyo a la academia y estudiantes.

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Biography

Dr. Fernando Muñoz Porras is an Associate Professor at the University of Chile. Previously he was Associate Professor at the University of the Border. Between 1990 and 1994 he served as Director of the Araucanía Health Service and from 1994 to 1998 he was Undersecretary of Health of Chile. In the Ministry of Health, he also held several executive positions between 2002 and 2008, when he was appointed Agronomist for Health in the Mission of Chile to the United Nations agencies based in Geneva. It was his responsibility to assume responsibility for the implementation of the Health Guarantees Regime (GES or AUGE) and was also responsible for implementing the health component of the Chile Crece Contigo Child Protection System. He has been a consultant for PAHO, WHO, GTZ, IDB, USAID and the World Bank in various projects in the area of ​​public health. He currently serves as Chief of the Immunization Department of the Ministry of Health.

Areas of Expertise (9)

Coronavirus

Global Health

History of Health in Chile

Health Systems

Epidemiology of Ageing

Health Policies

Equity in Access to Health Services

Maternal and child health

COVID-19

Education (3)

University of Pennsylvania: M.Sc., Clinical Epidemiology

University of Chile: Specialist in Public Health

University of Chile: M.D.

Affiliations (2)

  • Association of Academics of the University of Chile - Member
  • Chilean Health Corporation - Member

Languages (2)

  • English
  • Spanish