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Dr Jeanette Vega Morales

Chief Medical Innovation and Technology Officer, Red de Salud UC-CHRISTUS, Chile

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Dr Jeanette Vega Morales (@jeanvegamorales) is the Chief Medical and Innovation Officer at Red de Salud UC-Christus, the main private health provider in Chile. An MD from the Universidad de Chile and a PhD in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago, she has over 20 years of experience in international health. Her areas of expertise include social determinants of health, health equity, and health systems. She served in the WHO between 2003 and 2007 as Director of the Equity and Social Determinants of Health. She served as Vice-Minister of Health in Chile between 2008 and 2010 as part of President Bachelet´s first term. Between 2012 and 2014, she was the Managing Director of Health at the Rockefeller Foundation. She resigned to join President´s Bachelet second term team as Director of the National Health Fund. In March 2018, she joined Red de Salud UC CHRISTUS as Chief Medical Innovation and Digital Transformation Officer. Over the years, she has collaborated in several international advisory committees and boards, and with multiple international and national health organisations.

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