Gisele Corrêa Miranda, Fiocruz/Bio-Manguinhos

Gisele Corrêa Miranda, Fiocruz/Bio-Manguinhos

Technical & Technological Advisor

Gisele Corrêa Miranda is an International Relations Specialist with a demonstrated history of working with packaging engineering activities, with expertise in project management, packaging system, packaging equipment and materials, regulatory aspects, knowledge management and cold chain.

Gisele is a member of the WHO’s Controlled Temperature Chain Working Group (CTC-WG) representing the DCVMN and has been a member of the Vaccine Product and Packaging Advisory Group (VPPAG) for five years, as well as a member of the Project Advisory Group of the OPTIMIZE Project for four years – a collaboration between WHO, PATH Institute and the Gates Foundation.

Gisele has worked at Fiocruz/Bio-Manguinhos in Brazil for 20 years and is responsible for the organization of the International Symposium on Immunobiologicals.


Vaccine Cold Chain in a Continental Country: Brazil

The Brazilian Immunization Program faces many challenges: vaccines need to arrive in a good condition to all districts in Brazil, and the specificities in each modal transport must be considered. Recently, the WHO’s support of controlled temperature chains to deliver specific vaccines in specific situations – facilitating the delivery to remote areas – has been […]