Loreto B. Roquero, MD, MPH

Country Director


Dr. Loreto B. Roquero Jr. is a public health specialist with over 20 years of program and technical experience in health and nutrition.  He has vast experience working in the areas of health systems strengthening, program strategy, design and implementation; and evidence-based advocacy and policy dialogue.

Dr. Roquero has worked in multicultural settings, contributing to the advancement of cooperation for better public health. He started his career working for the Philippines Department of Health serving as a Medical Specialist for Child Health moving on to become Director for Family Planning and Reproductive Health programs, HIV/AIDS and STIs, and the Philippine National AIDS Council Secretariat.

Prior to joining ICAP, Dr. Roquero worked as a technical lead for the ASEAN Secretariat (Indonesia), Pathfinder International (Vietnam), UNFPA (Lao PDR); and as Country Director in the Philippines for organizations such as Nutrition International, Family Health International 360, and EngenderHealth.