Nines Lima Parra
Nines is a Medicine graduate, a Family and Community Physician Specialist and obtained a Master's Degree in Tropical Medicine and International Health at the University of Barcelona in 2001.
After working as an emergency physician at the Costa del Sol Hospital, from 2001 and 2006, Nines combined her work as Primary Health Care Doctor in Spain with different Medical Doctor and Medical Coordinator positions in several humanitarian emergency projects with Médecins Sans Frontières in countries such as Somalia, Afghanistan, Sudan or Niger, among others.
From 2007 to November 2016 she was part of the Medical Department at MSF's Barcelona Headquarters as Advisor for Tropical and Neglected Diseases, such as malaria, Chagas, Visceral Leishmaniosis and Sleeping sickness, providing technical and strategic support to various projects and countries of intervention.
She has also taken part in several scientific publications, has been involved in operational research studies and clinical trials aiming to improve the case management of patients, as well as controlling and ruling out strategies for Neglected Tropical Diseases, in collaboration with, or as committee member, of research institutions such as DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative), Epicentre, FIND, OMS, RMRI-MS, LSTMH, etc.
In 2016, she joins the Cooperativa Humanitaria as co-founder where she contributes to the medical training development and implementation.
Currently, Nines is working as a family doctor in primary health care and is a board member of Doctors Without Borders Spain.