Maria Neira

Director for the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization (WHO)

Dr Maria Neira is Director for the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization. She has also served as Vice-Minister of Health and President of the Spanish Food Safety Agency. Dr Neira is a medical doctor who began her career working with refugees in Salvador and Honduras for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders).