Hilde Cortier is an expert in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and maternal and newborn health (MNH). She has more than 20 years of experience, including more than 5 years of project work in humanitarian contexts, and 5 years as an SRH advisor for Médecins sans Frontières and 10 years in evaluation, training and clinical programs. Her expertise includes research, monitoring and evaluation, and strategic, programmatic and technical guidance. Hilde has conducted more than 20 field visits in low-resource settings, evaluating and supporting sexual and reproductive health and maternal health programmes. She has expertise in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis and has collaborated in the development of operational research protocols and supported research teams. She is an experienced lecturer, instructor and master trainer of HMS and HBB modules. She is fluent in French and English.

Hilde is a midwife, with a Masters in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, 2008) and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine (Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, 1994).

Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Brazil, Burundi, Chad, DRC, Egypt, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Niger, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Papua, Rwanda and Yemen.