Conselho Nacional De Secretários De Saúde
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Psychologist graduated from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in 1993. Specialist in Perinatal Health, Early Childhood Education and Development. Master Degree on Psychology, with focus on early childhood development community-based programs. Training in Management and Designing of Social Programs and Policies at the Interamerican Institute for Social Development, in Washington-DC; and in Child Development and Interventions at the International Centre of Child Health, University of London, England. Working experience at UNESCO in Brasilia and Rio Grande do Sul, from 2001 to 2009. Co-author of UNESCO publication "Primera Infancia Mejor: una innovación en polÃtica pública" (2007). Currently working in the production of the Portuguese version of the Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development ( Technical advisor for the joint project of the Organization of American States and Bernard van Leer Foundation (Comprehensive care for children under 3 in indigenous and Amazon communities).