DRA. Catterina Ferreccio will chair the National Pandemic Response Commission
- September 30, 2022
- Publicado por: ACCDIS
- Category: ACCDiS in Media
Joins, In addition, to the group of experts the infectologist Pablo Vial, leaves the instance the Infectologist Dra. Jeanette Dabanch and risk communication journalist Maritza Labraña, becomes part of the executive secretary.
The Dra. Catterina Ferreccio, who is also an epidemiologist, UC Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of the Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases (ACCDiS ) chair the National Pandemic Response Commission, replacing Dr.. Ximena Aguilera, appointed as Minister of Health and whose role, from now on as a governmental authority, will conduct this instance from the Executive Secretariat.
In both, the Infectologist Dra. Jeanette Dabanch leaves the commission to focus her efforts on the work she has been developing for many years as part of the Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Immunizations (CAVEI) of MINSAL.
On the other hand, the expert journalist in Risk Communication, Maritza Labraña, becomes part of the Executive Secretariat, since she assumes as head of communications of the Ministry of Health.
The infectologist Ignacio Silva remains in the vice presidency of the CNRP and Pablo Vial joins, pediatric surgeon, infectology and virology. He currently serves as director of the Institute of Sciences and Innovation in Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad del Desarrollo.
The representatives of this body of work express their willingness to give continuity to the National Commission for Pandemic Response since this governance structure has allowed a collaborative work, participatory and rigorous for the management of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source Press Team – Health Network Portal