Ankie van den Broek

Ankie van den Broek

Senior Adviser

+31 (0)20 568 8483

After more than 20 years working in International Health in middle and low income countries Ankie started working at KIT 7 years ago, which gave her the opportunity to translate experiences of various countries and organisations into broader frameworks. At KIT her work focusses on advising, capacity building and applied research on Human Resources for Health, Health Systems, Sexual and Reproductive Health and NCDs.


  • Ankie van den Broek: Framework to Support Monitoring of the Effect of Health insurance Schemes in Low Income Countries, Health Insurance Platform for the Poor in March 2011
  • Van den Broek, A., G. Gedik, M. Dal Poz, M. Dieleman (2010) ‘Policies and practices of countries that are experiencing a crisis in human resources for health: tracking survey’ Human Resources for Health Observer, Issue No. 6.
  • Co-author of the second chapter in the book “Quest for Quality”: Interventions to improve Human Resources for Health among Faith Based Organisations, published by KIT and Cordaid in April 2009.
  • “A tool to identify opportunities an barriers when integrating SRH and HIV/AIDS into Health Systems” 2009. Available at the website of Sharenet


  • Coordinator of the Project “Strengthening the capacity of ISCISA (Higher Institute of Education in Health)” for the implementation of community programmes in the field of SRH. This project aims finally to develop a new curriculum and teaching methodology to equip bachelor nursing students to deliver quality services at community level in rural areas. NUFFIC 2013-2016
  • Migration study: Factors that influence the migration of Moldovan Health Professionals to EU countries, 2013-2014 (WHO Europe)
  • HRH expert in the development and coaching of the implementation of a Diploma Course on HRH. Implementing organization: Public health Institute in Khartoum. WHO 2013-2014
  • Development and implementation of a refresher course for KIT Alumni from Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan, Zambia, Nigeria and Ghana (in Dar es Salaam) on “Governance, gender and rights in Human Resources for Health: “Matching policies to health workforce needs”. NUFFIC 2013
  • Technical support to the Moldova Institute of Public Health on Training Needs Analysis and the development of a management and leadership course for Health Professionals working at public primary care facilities: WHO Europe 2013
  • Analysis of policy and practice regarding Human Resources in Medical Laboratory Services in Sub Saharan Africa (ANALABS) with the Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and the African Society for Laboratory Medicine. 2012-2013
  • Curriculum development of the Public Health and Management Training for Provincial Health Executives in Zimbabwe. WB Zimbabwe 2012
  • Development and implementation of a 2 week course on HRH governance and management for the Ministry of Public Health HRH department of Sudan: NUFFIC 2012
  • Development of a course for health and social workers in tropical and low income countries: Development of course module and implementation of TOT. 2011-2012 EU/Trnava University, Slovakia
  • Field Study on the interface between clinicians and laboratory workers with the Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute in Moshi, Tanzania. Publication in progress. 2011-2012
  • Facilitator in a trajectory to document practices on retention of health workers in the CIS region. WHO Europe and the HRH departments of 11 CIS countries: 2011
  • Facilitator in a trajectory to document practices on retention of health workers in the SEEHN region. WHO Europe 2011
  • Rapid assessment on Human Resources requirements and Training capacity for the Basic Service Sector in Zimbabwe: 2010: World Bank
  • “Tracking Survey for Human Resources for Health” in 56 countries that suffer from a Human Resources for Health crisis. Amalysis of the national strategic plans of these countries and international donor plans for these countries (GFATM etc) in respect to HRH. WHO 2009
  • Facilitation of the development of a Strategic HR Plan for the National Tuberculosis Programme in Afghanistan; Facilitation of the introduction of performance based management for public sector staff working at NTP Afghanistan. KNCV TB Cap Afghanistan 2009-2011