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Felipe Mejia Medina

  • Master of Science in International Health
  • International Consultant Public eHealth, Innovation and Equity in Latin America-the Caribbean eSAC
  • Panamerican Health Organization
  • 15Followers
  • 17Following

Research interests

medical devices.tourism-health relationsanitatione-health

About

My name is Felipe Mejia Medina, I am a chemical engineer and I have a Msc. in International Health from University of Heidelberg through a german KAAD scholarship (Katolischer Ausländer Akademischer Dienst - Catholic Academic Exchange Service). I am a native Spanish speaker and I also speak fluent English and middle level of German. I can read Portuguese and basic French. I can work with different statistical software packages, EpiInfo (statistical software for epidemiology), Microsoft Visio (diagramming program), Excel Office, Word Office, Power Point Office. Since November/2011 I work as PAHO International Consultant Public eHealth, Innovation and Equity in Latin America & the Caribbean (eSAC) Project, I worked previously as an adviser in the General Managment Office at INVIMA (National Institute of Food and Drugs Surveillance). Furthermore, I have 3 years and a half of work experience with the private and public sector in drug and medical devices surveillance, drinkable water quality control, waste management. I did my master thesis about the stakeholder perception of tourism impact on health and biodiversity in Costa Rica.

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Professional experience

International Consultant Public eHealth, Innovation and Equity in Latin America-the Caribbean eSAC

Panamerican Health Organization

November 2011 - Present

Counsellor

INVIMA (National Institute of Food and Drugs Surveillance) - Colombia

June 2007 - December 2010(4 years)

Water laboratory coordinator

MK

August 2006 - May 2007(9 months)

Process asistant engineer

POSTOBON BEVERAGE COMPANY - Colombia -

July 2005 - January 2006(6 months)

Education

Master of Science in International Health

Heidelberg University

October 2009 - October 2010(a year)

Chemical Engineer

Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

August 1999 - April 2006(7 years)