Vincent De Brouwere

Vincent De Brouwere, MD, DTM&H, MPH, PhD, is Professor of Public Health at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. He has a field experience of 15 years in developing countries, including the Democratic Republic of Congo and Morocco. His main field of research interest is health care systems, with a particular focus on maternal health and access to health services (including quality of care and the management of human resources required for the good functioning of health systems). He has expertise in the domain of maternal mortality reduction, aquired partly through his research work and partly through the elaboration and evaluation exercise of reproductive health strategies in support to ministries of health in low- and middle-income countries. As a lecturer he is involved in different training programmes, mainly in the area of safe motherhood, basic concepts in public health and management and evaluation of health programmes, and elaboration of projects.

1 March 2012