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Maria Neira

Maria P. Neira is the Director of the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health at the World Health Organization.

Prior to that she served as Under-Secretary of Health and President of the Spanish Food Safety Agency.

Dr Neira began her career as a medical coordinator working for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders).

She then spent several years working in different African countries during armed conflicts.

Maria Neira
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