Collaborative or joint learning is a unique model for problem solving which includes multilateral workshops, country learning exchanges and virtual dialogue. The JLN functions around the globe to co-develop global knowledge that can help bridge the gap between theory and practice to expand Universal Health Care.”
Daniela Gutiérrez is an international development professional with over five years of experience in global health research and data analysis at international NGOs, multilateral agencies and research institutions. Her areas of interest include community health, adolescent-responsive health systems and health equity.
As a program officer at Results for Development, Ms. Gutierrez serves as technical facilitator with the country members of the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) to refine objectives, technical approaches and individual country activities for the Primary Health Care Technical Initiative, a grouping of policymakers and practitioners working toward universal health coverage. Ms. Gutiérrez provides similar technical assistance for R4D’s work on USAID’s Health Finance and Governance project and Maternal and Child Survival Program.
Before joining R4D, Ms. Gutiérrez worked at Plan International where she supported a program to improve and expand women’s sexual health services. She also conducted research on the motivation and retention of health workers for the Pan American Health Organization in Peru. She has worked on tobacco control policy and research in Latin America and for community health and education programs in Mexico, Bangladesh and the Dominican Republic.
Ms. Gutiérrez holds an MPH from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health and a BA in public policy and public health from the College of William and Mary. She speaks English and Spanish and is conversational in French.