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Magdalena Whoolery

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Date joined: 02/05/2023
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Magdalena has over 20 years of experience as a registered Nurse with a PhD from Brunel University, specialised in the care of Homeless People with Tuberculosis, and developed the theory of Survivalising. She worked in the National Health Service and with various NGOs following the 2004 Tsunami in Indonesia, as well as UNICEF. She has worked for the World Health Organization - Timor-Leste, supporting the Ministry of Health to improve Maternal Child Health (MCH), and Infant and Young Child Feeding.
Magdalena is the Founder of Breastfeeding International®, with its mission to fight for women and children's human rights, empowering them to thrive by protecting, promoting, and supporting health, nutrition, and breastfeeding. In humanitarian emergencies, she provides technical and on the ground assistance in capacity building, to rapidly set up community empowered and led ‘Nurturing Care Centres of Excellence’, safe spaces to ensure health, nutrition, responsive caregiving, early learning and security for vulnerable women and children. Her multilingual educational resources are used by international organisations, Ministries of Health and families.
Magdalena is experienced in programme design and development, project management, community development and humanitarian emergency response. She has worked in various emergencies in Indonesia, Botswana, Philippines, Timor-Leste, Pakistan, Turkey and Syria, including conflict zones, earthquakes, tsunamis, soil liquefaction, fires, floodings and volcanic eruption.

Magdalena is passionate about saving lives.

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