About Cielo Yaneth
Cielo Yaneth Ríos-Hincapié is a Colombian medical doctor. She is a graduate of the Cartagena University in Colombia, specialist in Management of health services (Córdoba University in Colombia), Magister in Public Health from the University of London and Magister on HIV from the Rey Juan Carlos University (Spain).
Cielo worked with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Colombia, Angola and Zimbabwe between 2000 and 2008, mainly on basic health care, response to emergencies and HIV and worked with CDC in Zimbabwe in 2009-2010 as public health specialist. She did some consultancies with UNFPA, PAHO and IOM between 2011 and 2013 and started at the Ministry of Health and Social Protection in Colombia on March 2013. Here Cielo is a focal point for STI, TB/HIV coinfection and co-coordinating the writing and implementation of the National Plan for Viral Hepatitis Control 2014-2017.