Dr José Carlos de Souza Abrahão is Presidente of the Brazilian National Health Agency (ANS)
Dr Abrahão was elected as President of the International Hospital Federation (IHF) for the period of 2009-2011, during the 36th World Hospital Congress (IHF), held in November 2009 in Rio de Janeiro.
Dr Abrahão was Chairman of the National Health Confederation (CNS) and President of the Hospitals Federation of the Rio de Janeiro State (FEHERJ).
Dr Abrahão is a Medical Doctor Pediatrician and has specialization in Hospital Management and Executive MBA in Management by Coppead (UFRJ).
Dr Abrahão has received the Medal of Legal Merit, granted by the Board of Deputies of the National Congress, the Tiradentes Medal from the Legal Assembly of Rio the Janeiro (Alerj) and the Merit Medal of Judicial Law Court of Rio de Janeiro.