Posted on 26 September 2019
CGHH would like to welcome Leandro Viegas, a PhD candidate from the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) who is currently collaborating with Dr Joao Nunes as a visiting researcher to the Department of Politics.
Leandro is a skilled government official with recognised experience on international affairs, having represented Brazil in missions to WHO, PAHO and the UN both on governing body's meetings and intergovernmental negotiations, such as the IGWG, FCTC-COPs and high-level conferences. Leandro holds a Masters degree in Global Health and Health Diplomacy from the National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. His current research is focused on examining the decision-making process at WHO on the international response to the Zika virus and the congenital neurological syndromes.