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Candela Iglesias Chiesa

Global Health Advisors

Candela Iglesias is a public health specialist from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Pasteur Institute in Paris. She supports national and international organizations working in global health and social development, providing technical and research advice and trainings. She works with the Norwegian Red Cross and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) supporting epidemiology and infectious diseases projects in several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. She has worked with UNICEF and PAHO-WHO in developing health policies and indicators in maternal, child and adolescent health. She has worked repeatedly with the Norway India Partnership Initiative in maternal and child health and with NORAD carrying out reviews and evaluations. In the past she has led the implementation of several projects on adolescent health, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, HIV prevention and treatment, and barriers in access to health care in Mexico. Candela works in English, Spanish and French (and is currently learning Norwegian!)


Epidemiology and BiostatisticsMonitoring and EvaluationMaternal and Child healthInfectious diseasesCommunity-based healthPsychosocial support and mental healthSexual and reproductive healthVaccinesLeadership and teambuilding