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Fellow
Victora
Cesar Gomes
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
Affiliation/Institution: 
International Center for Equity in Health - Universidade Federal de Pelotas
Biodata: 
Victora (MD, 1976, Rio Grande do Sul; PhD, 1983, London) is Emeritus Professor, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil; past-president, International Epidemiological Association; member, Brazilian Academy of Science. He holds honorary faculty appointments at Harvard, Oxford and Johns Hopkins Universities, and an Honoris Causa Doctorate from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. His prizes include the Gairdner Global Health Award (Canada); Carlos Slim Prize (Mexico); Conrado Wessel Prize (Brazil); and National Order of Merit Medals in Medicine and in Science (Brazil). He has conducted extensive research in maternal and child health and nutrition, birth cohort studies, inequalities in health, and on the evaluation of the impact of major global health programs in a large number of countries. He coordinates the International Center for Equity in Health, which produces disaggregated analyses of indicators on women’s and children’s health and nutrition for the World Health Organization, Unicef and other international agencies. He has over 650 peer-reviewed publications and is a member of the editorial boards of several journals, including The Lancet.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
10 - Reduced inequality
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Elected
2018
Section:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Last updated on 14/05/2018