Department of International Health
Hannah Tappis, DrPH, MPH is a Senior Measurement, Evaluation and Learning Advisor at Jhpiego - an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, and associate faculty in the Department of International Health where her work focuses on generating and using evidence to improve the quality of reproductive, maternal and child health services in conflict-affected settings. She has more than 15 years of experience working with Ministries of Health, UN agencies, international and local NGOs in Africa, Asia and the Middle East and is currently co-chair of the Interagency Working Group for Reproductive Health in Crisis (IAWG) maternal and newborn heath committee, and member of multiple other interagency initiatives focused on strengthening health systems and services in crisis-affected settings. Recent projects include a national assessment of the quality of maternal and newborn health services in and evaluations of health workforce development and health service strengthening initiatives in Afghanistan; case studies of RMNCAH and nutrition in conflict-affected areas of South Sudan, DRC and Yemen; evaluations of impacts of cash assistance, shelter and protection programs for refugees in Europe; implementation of lean-season food assistance programming in Zimbabwe; impact and cost-effectiveness of point-of-use water treatment in community management of acute malnutrition in Pakistan; gender impacts of multipurpose cash assistance for Syrian refugees in Lebanon; and economic impacts of cash and voucher assistance programs in Northern Syria.
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