Jochen Ehmer, Director of SolidarMed, Switzerland.
Jochen Ehmer trained as medical doctor in Germany, France and the US, then further qualified in tropical medicine and epidemiology at London School of Tropical Medicine. He also holds a master’s in humanitarian aid. After a stint at the EU Humanitarian Office and some time as general practitioner, he moved to Mozambique as District health advisor. Back in Switzerland, he supported SolidarMed to develop its programs and establish a research & innovation portfolio together with Swiss and European academic centers. His main interests are: Integrating research, practice and policy. HIV, Tb, maternal and child health. Equity oriented health system innovations. Jochen has numerous scientific publications, serves at board of Medicus Mundi Switzerland and is guest lecturer at the Swiss TPH. He is member of the Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine, the International Aids Society, and the John Snow Society.