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María Neira

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

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María Neira Biography

Dr. María P. Neira holds a degree in Medicine and Surgery (University of Oviedo, Spain), and a specialization in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the Université René Déscartes, Paris. She then obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, in Paris, France as well as a University Diploma in Human Nutrition. She also obtained an International Diploma in Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management from the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Dr Neira is since 2005, Director of the Department of Public Health and Environment at the World Health Organization (WHO).

Between 2002 and 2005, she was Vice Minister of Health and Consumer Affairs in Spain and President of the Spanish Food Safety and Nutrition Agency.

She has been working for WHO since 1993, with her first assignment being Coordinator of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control and then being appointed in 1999 as Director of the Department of Control, Prevention and Eradication.

Before joining WHO, she obtained extensive field experience working for five years in Africa as Public Health Adviser in the Ministry of Health in Mozambique and in Kigali, Rwanda, where she served as UN Public Health Advisor/Physician for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Previously, Maria acted as Medical Coordinator with Médecins sans Frontières within refugee camps in Salvador and Honduras during the armed conflict.

Among other distinctions, Dr Neira has been awarded the Médaille de l'Ordre du Mérite National by the Government of France, the Spanish National Nutrition Strategy Award, the Mujer Extraordinaria Award by Queen Letizia of Spain, and she is currently a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Asturias.

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    Booking fees for María Neira, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire María Neira, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR María Neira?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like María Neira for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book María Neira for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent María Neira or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for María Neira or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Director of the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization (WHO)

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María Neira Biography

Dr. María P. Neira holds a degree in Medicine and Surgery (University of Oviedo, Spain), and a specialization in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the Université René Déscartes, Paris. She then obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, in Paris, France as well as a University Diploma in Human Nutrition. She also obtained an International Diploma in Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management from the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Dr Neira is since 2005, Director of the Department of Public Health and Environment at the World Health Organization (WHO).

Between 2002 and 2005, she was Vice Minister of Health and Consumer Affairs in Spain and President of the Spanish Food Safety and Nutrition Agency.

She has been working for WHO since 1993, with her first assignment being Coordinator of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control and then being appointed in 1999 as Director of the Department of Control, Prevention and Eradication.

Before joining WHO, she obtained extensive field experience working for five years in Africa as Public Health Adviser in the Ministry of Health in Mozambique and in Kigali, Rwanda, where she served as UN Public Health Advisor/Physician for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Previously, Maria acted as Medical Coordinator with Médecins sans Frontières within refugee camps in Salvador and Honduras during the armed conflict.

Among other distinctions, Dr Neira has been awarded the Médaille de l'Ordre du Mérite National by the Government of France, the Spanish National Nutrition Strategy Award, the Mujer Extraordinaria Award by Queen Letizia of Spain, and she is currently a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Asturias.

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  • This is your brain on air pollution | María Neira
    Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Air pollution...

FAQs on booking María Neira

  • How to book María Neira?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like María Neira for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for María Neira, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for María Neira or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book María Neira?

    Booking fees for María Neira, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire María Neira, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for María Neira?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like María Neira for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book María Neira for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent María Neira or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for María Neira or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

María Neira is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book María Neira for your event is available upon request. María Neira generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are David Ho, Esther Dyson, Walter Willett, Tisha Rowe and Monica Eng. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling María Neira for an upcoming live or virtual event.

María Neira Speaker Videos

  • This is your brain on air pollution | María Neira
    Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Air pollution knows no borders -- even in your own body, says...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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