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Drs. Korrie de Koning

Korrie de KoningMs. Drs. Korrie de Koning (KIT Royal Tropical Institute, The Netherlands)

Korrie de Koning (MSc. Med.) is a social scientist and educationalist. Since 1999 she  works at KIT and from 1990 till 1999 she was a lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Since 2011she holds a position as senior advisor and researcher sexual and reproductive health and rights; from 2003 till 2011 she was in charge of the international health area in KIT. She is a specialist in sexual and reproductive health, gender, health systems, and community development. Recent research includes: PI of a EU funded research grant investigating  health systems and other influencing factors on the performance of close to the community providers and how to improve this in six countries;  PI for a program in capacity building for knowledge generation and transfer for improving maternal health in Sierra Leone, and for the linking and learning of a collaborative network on public private partnerships to improve maternal and neonatal health.

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