Bio: Mario Jimenez is a health economist at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, a Swiss-based public-private partnership at the forefront of increasing access to immunisation in low-income countries. Over the past five years, Mario has led the management of Gavi investments across Pakistan, Somalia and Haiti aiming to protect children from the suffering and disability associated with diseases such measles, rotavirus and polio. Previously, he has worked for both private and public organizations such as Thomson Reuters, the United Nations and the Colombian Government.
Mario is a lecturer with different universities and earned recognition by the Forbes ranked list section Science & Healthcare in 2017. He holds an MSc in Health Economics and Policy from the London School of Economics and further graduate training in epidemiology, biostatistics and vaccinology from Harvard and Oxford Universities.
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