Gerardo Zamora

Mr Gerardo Zamora
Consultant, Equity and Implementation Research in Health
Evidence and Programme Guidance Unit
Department of Nutrition for Health and Development
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland


Gerardo Zamora has joined the Evidence and Programme Guidance (EPG) Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD), as Consultant. He is working on health equity and implementation research related to the WHO Global Targets 2025 and on developing policy-oriented tools to achieve them. Mr Zamora is a sociologist specialised in public health with over ten years’ experience in development and health-related research at the international level. His main areas of expertise are in social determinants of health, as well as social and health care coordination/integration. Before joining the EPG Unit as consultant, he was Head of Projects of the Etorbizi Programme at the Basque Foundation for Health Innovation and Research (BIOEF), in Spain. Previously, he was Researcher and Deputy Director of Research at Ingema, a research institute on ageing in San Sebastian, Spain. Mr Zamora has been a consultant to United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) in Europe and Latin America. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Sociology from the University of Costa Rica, a Master of Arts in Human Rights and Needs from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and a Master of Science in Health Research from the Universidad Pública de Navarra), where he is also finalising his doctoral dissertation in the Public Health Programme. He is a member of several scientific associations, including the International Sociological Association.


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