Rob D’Hondt

Coordinator Environmental Health Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières

Rob D’hondt is a BioScience Engineer working for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) since 2013. As Environmental Health officer, he has worked in emergency contexts related to natural disasters and outbreaks of amongst others  cholera, ebola, yellow fever and malaria. Since 2020 he is the coordinator of MSF’s Environmental Health unit and part of the organisation’s Climate, Environment & Health working group. He started the TropEd Master on Public Health/International Health at the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in 2018. The presented work is part of his Master thesis and of MSF’s operational Research agenda on Climate, Environment & Health.