Six Countries - One Team
SolidarMed consists of local country teams in the five countries of operation. Our teams include doctors, midwives, nursing specialists, computer experts, drivers and many more. From Switzerland, they are supported by a team at headquarters in Lucerne.
Jochen Ehmer MD
Christian Heuss PhD
Head of Communications and Fundraising | Deputy Director
Head of Finance, HR and Administration
Ilse van Roy
Head of International Programs
Desk Officer Zambia
Desk Officer Lesotho und Zimbabwe
Michael Hobbins PhD
Research, Quality and Development
Anne Jores PhD
Desk Officer Mozambique
Karolin Pfeiffer MD MPH
Desk Officer Tanzania
Design and Communication
Finance and HR-Administration
The Lesotho team consists of 50 staff members based in Maseru and in the districts of Mokhotlong and Butha Buthe.
Josephine Muhairwe MD
Ravi Gupta MD
Project Manager Health First Lesotho
The Mozambique team consists of 72 staff members based in Cabo Delgado province.
Gaoussou Diakité MD
Technical Advisor MAMA
Marielle Jousse MD
Project Manager MAMA
Accounting and Finances
The Tanzania team consists of 17 staff members. They are based in Ifakara and in the districts of Ulanga, Malinyi and Mbulu.
Guy de Coulon
Sabine Renggli PhD
Technical Advisor and Deputy Country Director
Peter Hellmold MD
Project Manager Newborn Health Malinyi
Project Manager AFYA Ulanga
The Zambia team consists of 7 staff members based in Lusaka.
Project Manager Housing
Project Manager Nursing
The Zimbabwe team has a total of 24 staff, 2 volunteers, 4 interns and 16 research assistants. It is based in Masvingo and Silveira.
Janneke van Dijk MD PhD
Cordelia Kunzekwenyika MD
Project Manager HIV/TB
e-Health Project Manager
Alvern Mutengerere MD
Project Manager Non-communicable diseases
Project Manager Maternal & Newborn Health
Gertjian van Stam PhD
The Board of the association is elected by the General Assembly for a term of three years. In 2018, the members of the Board of Directors performed a total of 1,345 hours of voluntary work.
Niklaus Labhardt MD Professor
President | 'Research, Quality & Development'
Vice President | Representative Zambia
Markus Frei MD
Program Commission Representative Mozambique
Guido Keel PhD Professor
Robert van der Ploeg MD
Gregor Stadler MD
Head of Audit Commission