Union Training and Education

Faculty Profiles:
Dr Jose A Caminero

Dr Jose A Caminero - Tuberculosis and Lung Health

Dr Jose A Caminero has been working as a Chest Physician in the University Hospital, in Las Palmas, Spain, from 1986 until the present.

Dr Caminero joined the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) in 1996 and he has worked, in the different fields of TB, in practically all the Latin American countries. Moreover, in the last 15 years he has worked intensively in the control of the MDR-TB in many countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America, including those with the highest burden of the disease like India, China, Indonesia, Philippines, South Africa, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Peru, Mexico and practically all the Latin American countries. He has worked specially in the clinical training of the Specialist Physicians of these different countries and also offering “in situ” and online technical assistance. He has worked in the control of TB and MDR-TB in more than 40 countries. As Chest Physician, he has always worked very linked to the management of the MDR-TB patients and, from 2002 until 2013 has been a member of the Green Light Committee (GLC). As a GLC member he has advised more than 50 countries around the world.