Marta Medina has 25 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of health programmes. She has been team member or team leader in over 50 assignments in 27 countries. Marta possesses extensive experience in international health sector policy and planning issues, health systems strengthening in developing countries and integration of health services. For the last 15 years she has focused on monitoring and evaluation of sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes (SRHR) with gender equality and rights perspective (The Caribbean, Nicaragua, Mozambique, Nigeria, Central America, Sierra Leone), maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent’s health programmes (Central America, Malawi, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Bolivia, Nigeria, Mozambique). As member of the gender help desk to Sida, she conducted gender mainstreaming analysis of national programmes such as the Health Nutrition and Population Strategic Investment Plan 2016 – 2021, Bangladesh and a survey to inform the preparation of an Action Plan on mainstreaming gender equality in the Swedish development cooperation in Albania in 2017. She also conducted quality assurance on gender and gender equality assessment of projects related to national and regional strategies, as well as capacity building.
Marta is a Medical Doctor (National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, León, Nicaragua).
She possesses also a Master in Public Health (MPH) and Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA