- Affiliate Professor, Global Health
Dr. Jaime Sepulveda, Director of Integrated Health Solutions Development, Global Health at The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, serves as a deputy to Global Health President Tachi Yamada and plays a central role in shaping the foundation's overall global health strategy as part of its executive team. Sepulveda works closely with key foundation partners—including the GAVI Alliance, where he chairs the Executive Committee—to increase access to vaccines and other effective health solutions in developing countries. He also serves as Director of Special Initiatives in the Global Health Program. Sepulveda was formerly Director of Integrated Health Solutions Development at the foundation.
As Mexico’s director-general of epidemiology and later vice minister of health, Dr. Sepulveda designed Mexico’s Universal Vaccination Program, which eliminated polio, measles, and diphtheria by more than doubling childhood immunization coverage in two years. He also designed a national health surveillance system and founded Mexico’s National AIDS Council.
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- ScD (Harvard University)
- MSc (Harvard University)
- MPH (Harvard University)
- MD (National Autonomous University of Mexico)
- Disease Surveillance
- Education and Training
- Global Health Governance
- Health Policy
Global health strategy; implementer of effective health programs