Chiara Altare, MA, MPH, PhD

Academic Rank

Assistant Scientist

Department/Institute Affiliation(s)

Department of International Health

Chiara holds a PhD and a MSc in Public Health from the University of Louvain, Belgium as well as a MA in Development Economics from the Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands. Her current work at the CHH focuses on developing and piloting standardized public health indicators for out-of-camp emergency settings. She is also involved in a multi-country study on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent health service delivery in conflict affected settings, in which she leads the DRC case study (North and South Kivu). She has also analyzed infectious disease outbreaks in refugee camps, as well as worked in the response to the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri.

Before joining the Center for Humanitarian Health, Chiara has worked for the international Non-Governmental Organization Action Against Hunger (ACF) as Senior Research Advisor as well as Impact Assessment Advisor. She was in charge of the integration of impact measures in the Monitoring & Evaluation systems of ACF multisectoral programs, as well as of the design and implementation of impact evaluations of strategic operations. Prior to ACF, Chiara worked for several years at the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), where she investigated the impact of conflict and insecurity on the public health status of affected communities in terms of nutrition, mortality, vaccination coverage, livelihoods.


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