About Iza

Dr. Iza Ciglenecki is a coordinator of operational research activities at Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational center Geneva. She studied medicine in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and did additional training in tropical medicine and epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She has been working with MSF since 2001 as a doctor and medical and emergency coordinator based mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, a medical advisor for outbreak response and epidemiology based in Geneva and recently as manager of emergency programmes. Her main focus is on control of epidemics, with particular interest in vaccine preventable outbreaks and introduction of new vaccines in outbreak control (such as cholera and hepatitis E).