Giorgina Garibotto is a sociologist specializing in social demography. She has worked on public health issues for ten years. She has carried out research for the IDES Institute and as a TNI consultant on issues of drug trafficking and consumption, HIV, and sexually transmitted diseases. She has also worked with other national and international organization to promote health projects for adolescents and young adults. Since 2005 she has held the position of technical coordinator of childhood and adolescent health at the Family Program in Uruguay’s Ministry of Social Development. Since 2009 she has been the assistant chair of the Multidisciplinary Seminar in the Social Science Department at the University of the Republic of Uruguay.
Systems Overload: Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America - Background paper on Uruguay (PDF)