Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp

PMNCH constituency

Academic, research and training institute

Focal point

Prof Vincent De Brouwere


Head of Maternal and Reproductive Health Unit; Coordinator of the Woman & Child Health Research Centre

Area(s) of interest/priority in Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (SRMNCAH):

  • Accountability
  • Advocacy
  • Climate change and environmental health
  • Education
  • Family planning
  • Health system strengthening
  • Human rights
  • Maternal and Child health
  • Midwifery
  • Newborn health
  • Nutrition
  • RMNCH commodities
  • Sexual and Reproductive health
  • Violence
  • Youth and adolescent health

Mission statement

The ITM works with many scientific institutions, governments and organisations all over the world for a long-lasting improvement of health care and disease control in developing countries. The main goals are: To strengthen the rational basis for medical and veterinary healthcare in developing countries. To respond to domestic needs in the field of tropical and import pathology and AIDS.


Organization e-mail:

Full address:

Nationalestraat 155 
2000 Antwerpen




+32 32476286

Scope of work:

Algeria, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo DR, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, India, Mali, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tunisia, Uganda, Yemen

WHO Region: