Yves Marie Dominique Georges Duperval is an international public health specialist with expertise in tropical and infectious diseases. She has 10 years of experience in public health, program management and implementation, community health development and grant management. She has worked for the government of Haiti and nonprofit organizations including the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Americares Foundation.
Dr. Georges is a program officer with the global health team at Results for Development (R4D), where she provides technical and program management guidance to the Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator (HSS Accelerator) in West Africa. She oversees and supports implementation, planning and development of country-level activities and works with country stakeholders, partners, leaders and staff develop approaches to enhance local capacities to improve health systems.
Dr. Georges has focused her career on implementing health programs in low-resource settings, targeting vulnerable communities using local resources and decentralized health facilities. Through this work, she developed expertise in local resource enhancement and community health strategies adapted to specific populations and their needs. From 2012 to 2014, she supported Haiti’s ministry of health in restructuring its national community health program.
Dr. Georges holds a medical degree from Haiti and completed a master’s in public health (MPH) from Georgia State University in the U.S. through a Fulbright Scholarship. She also holds a master of science (MSc) in tropical and infectious diseases from the University of Liverpool, England. She is a native speaker of Creole and French and speaks fluent English.