Dr. Salazar is a Peruvian pediatrician educated at the Cayetano Heredia University. He worked for more than 30 years in the Pediatrics Department of the Cayetano Heredia Hospital; he was Chief of Service and then Chief of Department until he retired. He taught pediatrics for 30 years, being first assistant professor, then associate professor, and finally senior professor until he retired. He has served the Peruvian Ministry of Health in several occasions. He played an essential role in designing and implementing the Oral Rehydration Program. He was in charge of designing and implementing the Maternal and Child Insurance that later became SIS. He was mainly responsible for organizing and implementing Peru's response to the 1991 cholera epidemic. Throughout his career, he has had intense scientific activity, developing numerous clinical, microbiological, and epidemiological studies that have resulted in more than 50 publications in high-impact indexed medical journals. He has received several awards and distinctions, including the 2004 Abraham Horwitz Prize from the Pan American Health Organization for controlling the cholera epidemic in Peru and Latin America. He was the first Peruvian physician to obtain this prestigious award. He is a member of several medical and scientific organizations in Peru and abroad.
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ACUTE DIARRHEA IN MEDIUN AND LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES (VIRAL, BACTERIAL AND PARASITIC) (ID 1664)
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