WHO national counterpart and national technical focal points

WHO national counterpart

Ms Pilar Pasarón Polo
Deputy Director-General
Department of International Relations
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

WHO national technical focal points


Communicable diseases

Dr Araceli Arce Arnáez
Public Health Surveillance
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and innovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Noncommunicable diseases

Dr Isabel Saiz Martinez-Acitores
Program Coordinator, Observatory on Women´s Health
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Innovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Mental health

Dr Isabel Saiz Martinez-Acitores
Program Coordinator, Observatory on Women´s Health
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Innovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Violence and injury prevention

Dr Pilar Campos Estéban
Head, Prevention Area
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Innovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Promoting health throughout the life-course

Dr Begoña Merino Merino
Head of Health Promotion and Epidemiology, Subdirectorate of Health Promotion and Epidemiology
General Directorate of Public Health
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Equity and social determinants of health

Dr Begoña Merino Merino
Head of Health Promotion and Epidemiology, Subdirectorate of Health Promotion and Epidemiology
General Directorate of Public Health
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Health and the environment

Ms Micaela García Tejedor
Deputy Director General, Environmental and Occupational Health
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Innovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Health systems

Dr Paloma Casado
Sub Director-General of Quality and Cohesion of the National Health System
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Inovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Subnational policies: regions and cities

Dr Begoña Merino Merino
Head of Health Promotion and Epidemiology, Subdirectorate of Health Promotion and Epidemiology
General Directorate of Public Health
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Preparedness, surveillance and response

Dr Fernando Simón
Director, Centre for Coordination of Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES)
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Innovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Leadership and governance, strategic planning, resource coordination and reporting

Dr Karoline Fernández de la Hoz
Head, International Technical Coordination Unit
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Innovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Strategic communications

Dr Karoline Fernández de la Hoz
Head, International Technical Coordination Unit
General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Innovation
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality