Speakers at ESCAIDE 2022

Plenary E: Refugees and refuge: how to promote and protect the health of displaced people

Apostolos Veizis

Executive Director, INTERSOS

Dr. Apostolos Veizis is currently the Executive Director of INTERSOS in Greece. He has worked at the headquarters of Medecins Sans Frontieres-Greece as Director of Medical Operational Support Unit (SOMA), Programs and Institutional relations Director and Medical Director. Prior to that he worked as Head of Mission and Medical Coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontieres and Medecins Du Monde in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation, Albania, Egypt, Georgia, Greece, Turkey. He also participated in assessment, emergency assignments and evaluations in Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Armenia, Lebanon, Syria, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Zambia, Malawi, Uzbekistan, North Macedonia, Cyprus, Moldova, Poland and Tajikistan. He is Advisory board member of the Lancet Migration European Regional Hub. He also participated and had announcements in international and national congresses and contributed to publications of relevant articles.

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