Leonardo Manino, MSEM – Argentina

Leonardo Andres Manino holds the esteemed position of Chief Lifeguard in Rosario City, Argentina. His qualifications include being an Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (EMT-P), as well as a Civil Protection and Emergency Technician. Furthermore, he possesses a Master’s Degree in EMS and Civil Protection Management.

His leadership extends beyond national borders, as he is a founding member and former president of the Argentina Lifesaving Association EPSA. Internationally, he serves as a board member for the International Life Saving Federation (ILS) and chairs the Latin American Committee of ILS Americas. Additionally, he contributes his expertise as a member of the ILS Medical Committee.

Within Argentina, Manino fulfills the role of City Lifeguard Chief and coordinates training for the local EMS, known as SIES 107, within the Rosario Municipality. He imparts his knowledge as a Professor at the Universidad Abierta Interamericana, specializing in Emergency subjects within the medical doctor career.

Manino has been an active participant in global events such as the World Water Safety (WWS) and World Conference on Drowning Prevention (WCDP) since 2007, delivering lectures and presentations. Moreover, he engages in various programs aimed at drowning prevention and treatment, both regionally in Latin America and on a global scale.

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