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Valentina Polylas

Operations Manager at EUREGHA

Valentina Polylas joined the European Regional and Local Health Authorities (EUREGHA) network on January 2018 as Operations Manager. She leads and manages the Secretariat and provides strategic advice to the Chair, the Executive Board and the General Assembly. She is responsible for the strategic planning process and advocacy campaign of EUREGHA. She also coordinates the […]

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Vanessa Pott

EDMA Senior Public Affairs Officer

Vanessa Pott works for the Public Affairs and Communications Department developing advocacy activities for EDMA in close cooperation with the Public Affairs Committee and its associated Task Forces. Vanessa holds German and British citizenship and is also fluent in Spanish, French and Catalan. She holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from the University of […]

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Geoff Prescott

CEO at Lepra

Geoff Prescott is the CEO of Lepra, the leading UK-based charity fighting against leprosy. He has worked throughout the world in the health, humanitarian and children’s sectors. Geoff has been Chief Executive of Merlin, General Director of Médecins Sans Frontières (Holland) and CEO of Ormiston Children and Families Trust. He has a degree in International […]

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Isabel Proaño

Communications Manager, The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients' Associations

I have worked in communication and advocacy since 2007, in the private, public and non-profit sectors. My expertise is communication for political and social change. Following my Bachelor studies in Journalism and Political Sciences in the Complutense University of Madrid, I completed a Master’s degree at the College of Europe that led me to work […]

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Prof. Milan Profant

Secretary General of the International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies

Prof. Milan Profant is Secretary General of the International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies (IFOS) and based at the University Hospital in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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