Latin America Regional Director, DNDi
Sergio Sosa-Estani, MD, MPH, PhD, Medical Surgeon, joined DNDi in December 2016. Dr Sosa-Estani is currently the Latin America Regional Director.
Dr Sosa-Estani has leaded many epidemiological and clinical research projects on tropical diseases, re-emerging and emerging diseases such as Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, HIV/AIDS, Hantavirus, and other infectious diseases. He joined DNDi from the National Institute of Parasitology ‘Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben’, Argentinian Ministry of Health, where he has occupied the position of Institute Director.
Dr Sosa-Estani was DNDi‘s Head of Chagas Program from 2017 until 2021. Sergio is also a Researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET) in Argentina. He has occupied several position leading control programmes and research institutions, also serving as advisor at national and international organizations such PAHO/WHO.
Dr Sosa-Estani is physician graduate in medicine at School of Medicine, University of Córdoba-Argentina; Magister in Public Health, School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro- Brazil; Doctor in Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires-Argentina, and Post-doctoral degree at CEBGH/SPHTM Tulane University, New Orleans-USA.
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