Vanessa Candeias

Head of Global Health and Healthcare System Initiative, World Economic Forum

With over 15 years of experience in public health, Vanessa Candeias is the Head of Global Health and Healthcare Initiative at the World Economic Forum . Before joining the Forum, she worked with the Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion of the World Health Organization headquarters, the Ministry of Health in Portugal and the Institute of Preventive Medicine of the University of Lisbon. She is a nutritionist by training in Porto University and holds a master’s in public health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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