Brenda Valderrama is a full professor at the Biotechnology Institute of the National University of Mexico, UNAM, president of Morelos State Academy of Sciences. She is also a former Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology of the Government of Morelos, Mexico and advisor to the Mexican Synchrotron Initiative of the State of Hidalgo. 


This article documents important examples of vaccine policies and diplomacy in Mexican history, some of them developed by new stakeholders as part of an emergent science diplomacy discourse.