Dr Carlos Becerra – Regional Editor

MD Specialist in Public Health working in a local health service authority managing a health network that includes rural and isolated areas of Patagonia in Chile. He has experience as a consultant in Human Resources for Health for Ministry of Health and PAHO. He was in charge of the local Research Ethics Committee until March 2022 and currently leads the Regional Secretariat of Chilean Ministry of Health.

Latin American Editorial Panel

Prof Felipe Agudelo-Hernández – Associate Editor

Child and adolescent psychiatrist; professor at the University of Manizales; PhD in Social Sciences, Childhood and Youth. He has been a consultant for the Colombian Ministry of Health and PAHO. Researcher in social health, intercultural and rural mental health, and health services.

Prof Rodrigo Dalke Meucci – Associate Editor

Epidemiologist, Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG), coordinator of the EpiRural Study – cohort of older adults in the rural area of Rio Grande, RS, Brazil. During his PhD, he investigated work related morbidities among tobacco farmers in southern Brazil.

Prof Paola A Torres-Slimming – Associate Editor

Md, DTMH, MSc, PhD, Social epidemiologist, interest in rural health, primary care and vulnerable populations. Indigenous health. Mixed methods

Rural Health Status

Dr Dora Bernal Colombia

Rural Health Policy

Prof Magda M Almeida Brazil

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