Dr. Miguel Betancourt-Cravioto M.D., M.Sc., Dr.PH. is Director of Global Solutions at the Carlos Slim Foundation, where he coordinates the international projects on vaccinology, genomics and neglected tropical diseases. He is a pediatrician and has a Master’s Degree in Health Policy, Planning and Financing, and a Doctorate in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He worked for over a decade at the Ministry of Health of Mexico where he occupied managerial positions in epidemiological surveillance, immunizations, and public health emergencies and disasters. Dr. Betancourt-Cravioto is fellow of the National Researchers System of Mexico and has lectured on epidemiology, health policy and public health. He is an author of scientific papers and book chapters on NTDs, public health emergencies, dengue and vaccinology.