Philippe Barboza

Senior Epidemiologist, Detection Verification and Risk Assessment Unit, WHO, Switzerland

Philippe Barboza is a senior epidemiologist. He is the manager of the unit in charge of the global detection, verification and risk assessment of acute public health events team in Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) of the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarter in Geneva, including the development of innovative tool dedicated to the enhancement of epidemic intelligence and timely information sharing. Philippe has over 15 years in conception development and implementation of epidemic intelligence and event based surveillance systems at national and international levels and over 15 years' experience in infectious diseases surveillance and control in resources limited countries. He obtained his M.pH. from The University of Liverpool, UK and his Ph.D. in epidemiology and sciences of the biomedical information from Paris University, France.


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