Jarl Chabot

Jarl Chabot is a medical doctor. He graduated in Rotterdam in 1973 and he did his Masters in 1975 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

At the end of 1975 he left for Angola where he worked for 3 years in various provinces of the country. In 1978 he started to work in Guinee Bissau (1978 till 1983) where he was involved in the implementation of the national Primary Health Care (PHC) program in the south of the country. Back in the Netherlands, he joined the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and worked for three years in Mali, Segou Region. He then engaged in consultancy work, both in West and East Africa and later in 1986 till 1989 when he became the head of the Health Care and Disease Department of KIT. He left KIT and with two colleages started a health Unit at the ETC Consultancy group where he worked till his retirement in 2012. During these years he lived for longer periods in Kenya, Swaziland and Ethiopia. Currently he is working on a publication that will highlight the work he did during his three years in Angola.