Marjolein Dieleman


Marjolein Dieleman, PhD, MPH, MSc is senior advisor Health Systems and Human Resources for Health (HRH) and director of KIT’s WHO collaborating center for Human Resources for Health

Marjolein has extensive experience in strategic human resource for health planning, policy and management, in institutional strengthening and in developing and applying adult learning approaches in training. Key areas include (participatory action) research on complex health systems, with a focus on governance and accountability, research and policy development on health workforce, and support in knowledge translation for policy and practice. She has a particular interest in theory-based approaches to evaluation and research.

Marjolein is deputy editor of the Human Resources for Health Journal. She also is a review panel member of the multi and trans-disciplinary Solution-Oriented Research for Development programme (SOR4D) of the Swiss National Science Foundation/Swiss Development Cooperation. Marjolein’s geographic focus is mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on Francophone Africa.