Sue England

Sue has been the MNCH Director for World Vision International (WVI) for 3 years leading the implementation of the WVI health and nutrition strategy using approaches such as; social and behaviour change; community mobilisation; quality of primary health care; and strengthening family planning approaches.

Her background is as an Australian midwife and she holds post graduate qualifications in public health, education, child and family health and sexual and reproductive health. She responded to humanitarian emergencies with MSF in South Sudan and with USAID in Timor Leste before joining World Vision in 2008. She has extensive MNCH expertise in remote contexts such as in the Pacific, particularly Papua New Guinea, in South East Asia such as in Cambodia, Indonesia and Laos as well as in Eastern and Southern Africa.

She currently leads WVI projects on; integration of WASH with MNCH (BabyWASH); fragile contexts approaches; supporting WHO to field test participatory learning and action “women’s groups” modules; developing MNCH competencies for field staff;  curriculum development for CHWs on newborn and postnatal care; and leading the development of a new adolescent health strategy. She holds an honorary associate at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).