Senior Principal Technical Advisor, MTaPS Program, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health
Jane Briggs leads MTaPS’ maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) portfolio by providing technical support to initiatives aimed at improving access to and use of medicines for MNCH at the global and country levels. A pharmacist with more than 25 years of experience, Briggs has been with MSH since 2001, primarily working in the area of child health. Prior to joining us, she worked as a research assistant at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and also worked in Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda. She started her career in health and development as a district pharmacist in Tanzania, going from clinic to clinic on a motorbike. In addition to her pharmacy degree, she holds a master’s degree in community health. She is a native English speaker and is fluent in French, Spanish, and Swahili.