Dy Ricardo Z

Zenaida Dy Recidoro holds a degree in nursing and public health. After her education, she worked for an nongovernmental organization for seven years as a health community organizer and implementer of primary health care programmes with focus on maternal and child health in depressed communities in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. She is currently Chief Health Program Officer at the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Family Health Office of the Philippine Department of Health. Concurrently, she is Program Manager of the National Safe Motherhood Program in the Philippines. She is also a core member of the Task Force on Implementing Health Reforms to Rapidly Reduce Maternal and Newborn Death, a move that is set to steer the country towards attaining the targets for MDG 5. She has co-written health manuals published on the Philippine Department of Health web site (www.doh.gov.ph), among them, Establishing the Provincial Women’s Health and Safe Motherhood Network: Its Investment Requirements; The Maternal Death Reporting and Review System: A Guide to LGU Users; Facility Mapping and Needs Assessment Manual and the Women’s Health Team Module. She has interest in programme/project management and maternal and newborn health.

1 November 2010