Gerson Bermont Galavis
Director of Promotion and Prevention
Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Colombia
Dr. Bermont has served as an early childhood advisor to the Colombian Institute of Family Wellbeing - ICBF, he was Director of Territorial Health of Caldas from 2013 to 2019 where he was in charge of implementing the strengthening of the departmental public network , the implementation of the Primary Social Care strategy, the Social Observatory and the Cuídate-Cuídame self-care campaign.
In the context of the Pandemic, Dr. Gerson served as the operational liaison between the Ministry of Health and the Presidency of the Republic. Since November 2020, he has served as Director of Promotion and Prevention of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Colombia.
Dr. Bermont is a professional optometrist with a specialization and a master's degree in Public Health.