María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal

Professor of Health Promotion, University of Costa Rica


Dr. María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal is a Costa Rican doctor from La Salle University, Mexico, D.F. and a public health specialist. Former Executive President of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund 2014-2017 (CCSS). Former Minister of Health of Costa Rica and Coordinator of the Social Council (2002-2006). Member of the PAHO / WHO Health Emergencies Response Team with emphasis on Central America, with main functions related to support and assistance in the restoration of basic health services including water, sanitation and primary health care, and its corresponding evaluation.

Policy Briefs

G7 Germany 2022

Ending Vaccine Inequity and Injustice

Githinji Gitahi (Amref Health Africa), María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal (University of Costa Rica), K. Srinath Reddy (Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI))

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