- Research Assistant/Junior Researcher
Heleen Nelissen received her Master in Management, Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship in the Health and Life Sciences with a specialization in International Public Health at the VU University in Amsterdam in 2013.
Since January 2014, Nelissen is a junior researcher at AIGHD and in 2017 she registered as a PhD student. Her main interest are access to, and prevention of, cardiovascular diseases in sub-Saharan Africa. She has also worked on the evaluation of health insurance schemes in Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania.