Honourary President, Inter-American College of Physicians & Surgeons, 86.
Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 1961, Medical. University of Chile, 1968, Master of Public Health. University of North Carolina, United States of America, 1968, Health Administration & Communications.
University of Chile, 1968, Population Dynamics. Spoken languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English.
Director, Pan-American Health Organization since 1983. Coord, Program for Strategic Training of Health Personnel, Pan-American Health Organization, Brazil, 1976-1983. Training Officer & Head of Training Division, Pan-American Health Organization Planning Center, Chile, 1970-1975.
Secretary of Health for the State of Piaui, Brazil, 1965-1970. Head, Health Division, Department of Human Resources, Sudene, Brazil, 1964-1965. Health Sector Chief, Maranhao Land Settlement Project(s), Sudene, Brazil, 1962-1963.