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Noor Tromp

Department
Health Systems Strengthening
Title
Team lead Health Systems Strengthening

Noor is a health systems expert with a focus on health economic evaluations and methods for priority setting in health. She mostly works in the context of human resources for health, neglected tropical diseases and sexual reproductive health and rights.  

Noor has a master’s in biomedical sciences and a PhD in priority setting in health. At KIT she provides technical assistance to governments, donor agencies and NGOs regarding the impact evaluation of interventions and strengthening of decision making processes. 

As a researcher she leads various mixed-methods research studies and develops new tools for knowledge translation. As a teacher she is involved in various modules of KIT’s public health master program and coordinates the module on human resources for health. She is a member of KIT’s focus area on the sustainable development goals.

Projects

  • ASCEND: Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

    • Institute
    • Project

    Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of infectious diseases that thrive in poor and rural settings, affecting 1.6 billion of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people, including 850 million children. Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ASCEND) is a new programme funded by the UK Department for International Development […]

  • Health Pooled Fund

    • Institute
    • Project

    South Sudan has experienced significant levels of fragility, conflict and violence for nearly half a century. It is estimated that over 400,000 lives have been lost since 2013 due to conflict and millions more have been displaced. With limited access to basic health services, it has some of the worst health indicators in the world, […]

  • Psychological First Aid: A Crash Course

    • Institute
    • Project

    The Netherlands Red Cross, Light for the World, the IFRC Psychosocial Centre, and KIT Institute are piloting a new crash course to encourage others to use psychological first aid (PFA) in crisis settings. Through scenario-based role play, the course teaches mental health professionals and trained lay people to put PFA into practice and gain valuable […]

  • Services on Health and SRHR for Sida

    • Institute
    • Project

    Sida and KIT Royal Tropical Institute have entered into a framework agreement to provide Sida and Swedish embassy staff with various advisory services on Health and SRHR (see examples of assignments below). With its team of over 40 health experts, KIT Royal Tropical Institute can assist on various themes related to health systems and services, SRHR, […]

Publications