Loubna Belaid, a new employee at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp. Loubna will work as a scientific collaborator at the unit of maternal and reproductive health which is a part of the Woman and Child Health Research Centre. An anthropologist by training and holds a PhD in public health from the University of Montreal (Quebec; Canada). During her PhD, Loubna was involved for the evaluation of maternal health programs in Burkina Faso. She also worked in several projects that involve qualitative methods in Africa.