CAMPAIGN MANAGER – MID-ATLANTIC LATINX VACCINE EQUITY COALITION (MALVEC)
Walter Saba joined Maryland Nonprofits in August 2021 as Campaign Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Latinx Vaccine Equity Coalition (MALVEC) a program of Maryland Latinos Unidos.
Walter has been working in public health for the last 30 years managing health communication programs, building partnerships for health, and providing technical support in more than twenty countries. During most of his career, Walter worked with Johns Hopkins University as a Senior Program Officer implementing behavior and social change communication programs on HIV and AIDS, maternal health, family planning, malaria in pregnancy, youth promotion, and prevention of violence against women. He has also worked in the Department of State / Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator as Team Leader for Latin America and the Caribbean supporting the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in the Region. In 2009, Walter joined United Nations as Regional Consultant for UNICEF/West and Central Africa Office on Global Polio Eradication and worked with the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on technical support, community mobilization, and partnerships.
He completed a Master of Health Sciences (MHS) degree at the Johns Hopkins University / Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health (1993), and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Johns Hopkins University / School of Business (2008).