Charlotte Oliveira

Charlotte Oliveira - PhD student of International Health – Health politics and development, at Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Institute - IHMT, UNL.

Graduated in nursing, I started my career working at the Emergency Room of Hospital da Garcia da Orta. In 2009, I completed a post-degree in Tropical Diseases at IHMT-UNL, and joined the NGO – Doctors Without Borders (October 2010). There I worked as a nurse activity manager in diffent countries such as Haiti, India, Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger, Syria and Sierra Leone. I worked in epidemic contexts (ebola, measles, cholera), armed conflict, natural catastrophes and massive distributions of medications.

My PhD project explore the subject of sexual and gender based violence towards vulnerable populations, such as migrants and refugees, in European countries.