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Jessica Niño De Guzmán

Ministry of Economy and Finance General Directorate of Public Budgeting

Obstetrician. Master’s Degree in Public Health, training in Management for Internal and External Obstetric Risk Patients in a Hospital, in Seattle, Washington -USA.

Before graduating from the University, Jessica Niño De Guzmán took on the coordination of a training program in Reproductive Health and Family Planning aimed at training educators, promoters as well as developing multisectoral projects in this field.

Her experience was focused mainly on public management. Since 1998, she has worked as a consultant in international cooperation projects in the design and implementation of policies, strategies and aimed at strengthening the quality management in the health services, health promotion tools and the implementation of gender and intercultural approaches.

Between 2002 and 2003, she was part of the National Commission of the Ministry of Health which developed the National Strategy for the Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Peru, using scientific evidence.

She was the Executive Director of Health Promotion of the Ministry of Health from 2008 to 2009, where the design of maternal and child health policies was promoted with various participants.

Since 2009, she is working as an analyst and then a specialist of the General Directorate of Public Budget of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, supporting the implementation and follow-up of Maternal Neonatal Program and other social programs, under the Performance-based budgeting.

She has participated in research studies led by Cayetano Heredia University, related to the quality of services in sexual and reproductive health, the cultural appropriateness of care delivery, among others. The last one is the case study: Peru´s achievements in Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health. Countdown to 2015.