Dr. Daniel Martinez
Daniel Martinez Garcia is the paediatric advisor in the Medical Department of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, in Geneva, Switzerland, and a core member of MSF’s International Paediatric Working Group, which is in charge of all policies and guidelines regarding paediatric care in MSF projects worldwide. Also currently a clinical coordinator of the MSF Telemedicine platform. Member of the organizing committee of the MSF Paediatric Days.
Growing up between Mexico and France has giving him always a global perspective.
Drawing on his background in medicine (MD, Mexico National University), paediatric residency training (National Institute of Paediatrics, Mexico City), and MPH (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health), he has focused on research in paediatrics in resource-limited, humanitarian and disaster settings. He has also published research in telemedicine in paediatrics and nutrition in critically ill children. He is on the editorial board of the Pediatrics in Disasters Course of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Since 2006, he has done field missions with MSF in Niger, Chad, Guinea, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, South Sudan, Mali, Yemen, Palestine, Philippines, Iraq, Syria, Jordan and North Korea.
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