About Bart Vander Plaetse

Senior manager and development expert in health care and health systems strengthening. More than 20 years of experience of working with development stakeholders in advisory and leadership positions. Country experience in Ruanda, DRC, Zimbabwe, Mali, Malawi, Nigeria, Niger, Lesotho, Cameroun, RCA, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Belgium. Committed to equitably supporting and improving livelihoods through social sector capacity building. Team player and builder; servant & visionary leadership. Innovative out of the box thinker.

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Languages
Dutch
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
English
Full Professional Proficiency
French
Full Professional Proficiency
German
Limited Working Proficiency
Interests

Interests are where experts would like to focus their attention on Collectivity and try new fields.

EDUCATION

Masters in Public Health
Institute of Tropical Medicine
August 2009 to June 2010
Antwerp, Belgium

Doctor of Medicine
University of Leuven
September 1984 to June 1991
Leuven, Belgium

EXPERIENCE

Head of Program Unit
FAIRMED
August 2016 to Present
Bern, Switzerland

Global Program Head, Health Impact
Novartis Foundation
April 2014 to July 2016
Basel, Switzerland

Senior Health Management Specialist
FIGO - BMGF LOGIC project
August 2011 to November 2013
London, United Kingdom

CEO
Apparel Lesotho Alliance to fight HIV&AIDS
January 2008 to August 2011
Maseru, Lesotho

Technical Assistant Institutional Capacity Building
Planning Department MoH Niger/BTC
August 2006 to December 2007
Niamey, Niger

National Program Manager
PATHS - HLSP/DFID
January 2004 to July 2006
Abuja, Nigeria

Team Leader
Malawi Health Population and Nutrition Program
July 2001 to January 2004
LIlongwe, Malawi

District Medical Officer
MoHSW, Medicus Mundi
September 1995 to September 1999
Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe

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