Nelly Staderini is working as Reproductive Health Advisor in the Medical Department of Medecins Sans Frontières in its Geneva office for 2 years. With a French midwifery and public health background, she was working in public hospitals in Paris and at field level for various humanitarian organisation (MDM, MSF, Solthis…) with clinical and coordination positions in Asia (Cambodia, Pakistan, Afghanistan) and Africa (Guinea, Chad, Burundi). She did some academic work on Traditional Birth Attendants in Cambodia and HIV training to avoid transmission of HIV from mother to child in Chad. She is also author of “ Sage-femme in Afghanistan” ( ed Cheminements, 2003) and co-author of “L’art des matrones revisité”, Naissances contemporaines en question, Ed Faustroll, 2011). She also wrote several articles for the French Revue de l’Humanitaire with which she collaborates for 10 years.