Her Excellency Ms.
Magda Robalo Correia E Silva
Minister of Health Government of Guinea-Bissau

Dr. Magda Robalo CORREIA E SILVA is the Minister of Public Health of Guinea-Bissau. Her vision for the sector is to achieve “More and Better Health for All”, on a strong drive toward Universal Health Coverage.

She has a rich blend of nearly 30 years of professional experience, forged in WHO, Plan International, UNICEF and her home country Government, working with grass root communities, academia, national authorities and donors to improve maternal and child health, promote sexual and reproductive rights, fight communicable diseases, prepare for, prevent and control disease outbreaks and strengthen health systems.

Her gender equality activism is transcontinental and she is a founding member of the Lusophone Initiative of the Women in Global Health’s Portuguese Chapter. Dr Robalo is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, Griffith University, Australia.

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