Senior Health Director
Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda, Spanish, Wolof
Expertise: Health, Research/Evaluation
Emmanuel D’Harcourt is the Senior Health Director of the International Rescue Committee. He heads a team of public health professionals who provide technical assistance to the IRC’s environmental health and primary health care programs in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Emmanuel's work has focused on improving the health of children and women in countries affected by conflict. He has lived in Senegal and Rwanda, and worked in Bolivia, Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Zimbabwe. Emmanuel has presented and published on community case management, community nutrition, the use of technology in public health, and the impact of war on maternal and child health. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University and his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health, and completed a pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Emmanuel is a member of the advisory board of the Center for Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital. He tweets at @DocEdH.
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