The Collaborative Group for Health Equity in Latin America (CHELA) of Tulane University, launched in 2015, leads innovative research initiatives whose objectives are to analyze health equity in Latin America and the Caribbean, make the inequities in health of the region visible, and inform public policies to address the needs of populations living in poverty.
UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE CHILE
The recently created Public Health Center Program of the University of Santiago de Chile has the mission to contribute to improving collective health at the national, regional and global levels, from pre- and post-graduate training, linking media, research and innovation, as well as forming the next generation of leaders in Public Health.
EVERY WOMAN EVERY CHILD
Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) is a movement that catalyzes and supports countries in their efforts to achieve the objectives and goals established in the Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health and align with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), focusing on reducing health inequalities.
BERNARD VAN LEER
The Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) is a private entity committed to ensuring a good start in life for children and seeking to develop and share knowledge about what works in the field of early childhood development. BvLF provides financial assistance and expertise to governments, civil society, and the business world, to test effective services for young children and their families and subsequently scale up.
Public Administrator and Master’s in Public Policy. Researcher at the Public Health Center Program of the University of Santiago de Chile.
PhD in Social Anthropology, PhD in Social Sciences and Health and MPH. She is the Director of the Collaborative Group for Health Equity in Latin America (CHELA).
YAMILETH HAIL ROMÁN
Master in Gender and Cultural Studies
PhD in Public Health
Researcher ISLAC- USACH Project
Pediatrician specializing in adolescent health. MPH with honors in Epidemiology. She is the Director of the Public Health Center Program of the University of Santiago de Chile.
Occupational Therapist, Master of Science in Global Child Health and Master in Latin American Social and Political Studies.
BA in History and Political Science and MA in Public Health. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Public Health at Tulane University.
Commercial Engineer with a minor in Economics, Master in Economics (Public Policy concentration), Master of Arts in Economics and a Doctorate of Public Health.
Public health students from Tulane University supporting the ISLAC project:
ALEXANDRIA VAN DALL