Estelle has been involved in critical experts discussions on social protection for poor mothers and children and is currently a member of the Joint Countdown to 2030 and Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) Technical Working Group for the Tracking of Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Domestic Financing for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (WCAH).
She is also at the forefront of strengthening evidence and research relevant to mental health of mothers in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing particularly on adolescents mothers. She holds a Grand Challenges Explorations grant aiming at assessing vulnerabilities leading to stress and post-partum depression among adolescent mothers living in the slums of Nairobi, and developing innovative intervention packages.
Estelle holds a Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) and PhD in Demography from the University of Montreal, Canada. She joined APHRC in 2011 as a post-doctoral research fellow.
You can access her research work through ORCID at https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1866-3905.