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[MDGs] Lessons from Angola and Colombia

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Special guest: Dr Nohra Villamil Torres, MD, MPH, MSc, MHSEQ
Dr Villamil has over 20 years of experience in promoting and leading projects in the field of public health, gender, education, capacity building, integrated quality systems, social development, and human rights in Africa and Latin America. She has worked in directing, managing, planning, training, researching, monitoring & evaluating and, advising ensuring best practices and quality systems. 
For the last one and a half year, she has worked as CEO and project Coordinator of Let's Advance Together Foundation, in Colombia, which focuses on education and capacity building, reproductive health, support o single mothers, reduction of gender violence, promotion of basic sanitation, integrated self-sufficient farms and family businesses. Before that, she worked assisting the Ministry of Health in Angola through various USAID-funded projects. She was National Senior Health Advisor for Save the Children in Angola providing capacity building to solve critical problems in Luanda, Kuanza Sul, Huambo and Zaire provinces. 
Dr Villamil will share her experience and lesson learned improving health systems to help countries achieve the Millennium Development Goals.