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Biographical Sketch: Elvira Beracochea, MD, MPH, has more than 25 years of experience as physician, public health and international development expert, human rights advocate, epidemiologist, health policy advisor, researcher, health systems and hospital manager, consultant, professor and coach. She has worked in over 30 countries in Latin America, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the South Pacific. Dr Elvira is the founder and CEO of MIDEGO (www.midego.com), an organization with an urgent rights-based mission: accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). She is author and editor of the book "Rights Based Approaches to Public Health" (Springer 2010) and the author of the various e-books and training programs on how to improve public health and health service deliery. She lives in Fairfax with her husband and two children.