Harry van Schooten
Harry van Schooten is a public health physician with a MSc degree in Business Administration on a thesis on public-private partnerships. After more than 10 years working in primary health care projects in Latin-America with MSF and GTZ, he was more than 10 years senior health advisor for the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Department of International Development Cooperation. Currently is working wih EUVADIS as independent public health consultant in the area of poverty-related diseases and research for health and development. Since 2017 he is associate of the Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED).
Low and middle income countries need increased capacity and leadership in solving their national problems. What is needed to create a sustainable science infrastructure to do so?