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Mario C. Raviglione is Full Professor of Global Health at the University of Milan, after being Director of the WHO Global TB Programme in Geneva from 2003 to 2017. He graduated from the University of Turin and specialized in internal medicine, infectious diseases and AIDS from the Cabrini Medical Center, New York and the Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston. With over 300 scientific papers, his H-index is 97. He is among the 10 most quoted authors in the field of tuberculosis and among the top 20 Italian Scientists in medical sciences. He has received several international awards for his works in the field of tuberculosis and global health. He has worked in over 50 countries and has been Visiting Professor and professor at several universities, including Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Mc Gill, Sydney, Geneva, Liverpool, Pavia, Modena and Reggio Emilia, and Brescia.