Leonardo Chavane, Mozambican Medical Doctor, Public Health Specialist with a Master Degree in Public Health. He graduated as medical doctor in 1997 by the Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique. Worked 16 years within the Public healthcare sector, at District level, Provincial and National Level. At national level, 2008 - 2012 served as National Deputy Public Health Director with direct technical responsibility of Maternal and Child health programs. Since 2012 working for Jhpiego, first as National Senior Advisor for Maternal and Child Integrated Program (MCHIP) and from last April as Project Director for the Maternities Centers of Excellence Project.