Project director- Maternities Centers of Excellence, Jhpiego
Leonardo Chavane, Mozambican Medical Doctor, Public Health Specialist with a Master Degree in Public Health. Graduated as medical doctor in 1997 by the Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique. Worked around 16 years within the public healthcare sector in Mozambique, at District, Provincial and National Level. Between 2008 and 2012 served as Deputy National Director of Public Health at the Ministry of Health with direct technical responsibility of Maternal and Child health programs. Since 2012 working for Jhpiego, an NGO affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, first as National Senior Advisor for Maternal and Child Integrated Program (MCHIP) and from April 2014 to September 2016 as Project Director for the Maternities Centers of Excellence Project. Currently serving as the Jhpiego Country Director for Mozambique since August 2016.