Charlotte Neves de Oliveira

Facilitator in response to medical-humanitarian emergencies, based in Portugal

Graduated in nursing, postgraduate in tropical diseases at Insitute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in Universidad de Nova de Lisboa, and with a PhD in International Health doctoral. The research project regards sexual and gender based violence in vulnerable populations, namely migrants and refugees in the European context.

She began her professional career at the emergency department of the Hospital Garcia de Orta (Portugal). In 2010 until 2017 she worked for the NGO Médecins Sans Frontières as a nurse activity manager and project medical referent in different countries such as Haiti, India, Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger, Syria, Angola and Sierra Leone; in contexts of epidemics (Ebola, Measles, Cholera), armed conflicts, natural catastrophes and massive distributions of medicines.

In 2017, she integrated the pilot project: Sexual Assault Care Centers (SACC) in Belgium, collaborating with the research team for the organization and implementation of SACC's training program for professionals (nurses and psychologists).

In early 2018, she joins La Cooperativa Humanitaria as a trainer, designing, developing and implementing operational and technical training in the area of ​​health at an international level.