MARQUEZ, Patricio

Lead Public Health Specialist and Co-Coordinator Global Tobacco Control Program, Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Global Practice, The World Bank

MARQUEZ, Patricio

Lead Public Health Specialist and Co-Coordinator Global Tobacco Control Program, Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Global Practice, The World Bank

Biography

Patricio V. Marquez is a World Bank Lead Health Specialist, who is leading the Global Tobacco Control Initiative at the World Bank Group. He co-coordinated a WBG/WHO multi-institution, Working Group on Global Mental Health that organized the global conference “Out of the Shadows: Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority” held on April 13-14, 2016 as part of the WBG/IMF Spring Meetings. He is a member of the Global Work Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) of US CDC, providing recommendations and counsel to the ACD on global public health issues. He served as Public Health Focal Point at the Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice of the World Bank over June 2014-June 2015, co-led the WBG team that designed the Ebola Emergency Response Program for West Africa and prepared the US$390 million Ebola Emergency Response Project for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and was deployed to WHO Geneva to help coordinate the WB and WHO interface on the Global Response to Ebola over the September-December 2014 period.

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