Myrte Wassenaar is a junior advisor in the health systems strengthening team at KIT Royal Tropical Institute.
She is a conscientious medical doctor and researcher from the Netherlands who wishes to dedicate her knowledge and skills to strive towards equity and justice in health on a global scale. She has previously worked with the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) on childhood immunization and malaria chemoprevention in Sierra Leone.
At KIT, Myrte is currently working on the development of a European Union-wide training programme for public health specialists in the field of emergency preparedness (the EPIC11-project for the European Health and Digital Executive Agency). She also uses her experience in statistical analysis of quantitative data for third-party monitoring and evaluation of national health services in Afghanistan