Originally trained as a medical physician, Dr. Rodriguez-Fernandez serves as the Medical Director, Health Consulting, NCDs & Wellness for International SOS. He also currently serves as the Executive Director and Founder of the NCD Asia Pacific Alliance.
Dr Rodriguez-Fernandez works with blue chip organizations to improve the employee value proposition and long term sustainability through workplace based programs including mental health and wellbeing. Prior to joining International SOS he served as an advisor in the area of health system strengthening and disease prevention to the World Health Organization,(WHO), the World Bank, the European Commission, as well as Ministries of Health in Latin America, Africa, Europe, Central Asia and South-East Asia.
Dr. Rodriguez-Fernandez has authored more than three dozen peer review publications and books. He is currently a member of Chatham House, Global Health Security, fellow of the RSA and Royal Society of Public Health, the American College of Physicians, the WHO NCD Global Coordination Mechanism, and the Global Chief Medical Officers network. Dr. Rodriguez-Fernandez trained as a medical physician and public health practitioner at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Harvard Medical School, Charite University Institute of Tropical Medicine Berlin and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Session: Tackling the COVID-19 vaccine infodemic: Is your organisation prepared?