Dr. Monique Vledder is passionate about innovations and smarter investments to improve women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health. She is the Program Manager for the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman, Every Child at the World Bank. The GFF is a country-driven financing partnership bringing together stakeholders in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health to help end preventable deaths in the highest burden countries by 2030. Previously, Dr. Vledder managed the Health Results Innovation Trust Fund which to date has committed $436 million in grants, linked to $2.4 billion in financing from IDA—the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, for 36 results-focused programs in 30 countries. Her expertise in maternal and child health, health financing and health systems strengthening was built over twenty years of in country experience with a focus on southern Africa, East Asia and Latin America for the World Bank, the United Kingdom Department for International Development and World Vision International.
She holds an MD from the University of Amsterdam, a MPH in International Health from Harvard University and a diploma in health economics from the University of York. Dr. Vledder is a proud mother of two. @Monique_Vledder