Dr Jean-Marc Biquet
Dr Biquet has worked in humanitarian aid since 1993, mainly with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and has had a wide range of experiences, from his initial work in the field (Iraq, DRC, Sierra Leone, Former Yugoslavia), as Programme Manager (1996-1999 and 2003-2006) to recent contributions to the Reflection Unit on Humanitarian Stakes and Practices for MSF-Switzerland.
In addition to holding Doctoral degree in Global Health (Geneva Institute of Global health and University Claude Bernard Lyon 1), Jean-Marc has a master's degree in Political Sciences (University of Lyon III) and degrees in Journalism and Political Science (Catholic University of Louvain) degrees in Journalism and Political Science (Catholic University of Louvain).
- Coordinator - Communication, Advocacy and Negotiation in Humanitarian Settings (Certificate of Advanced Studies)
- Coordinator - Designing Strategies and Projects for Humanitarian Action (Distance Learning Certificate of Advanced Studies)
- Coordinator - Advocacy for Humanitarian Projects in Health (Executive Short Course)
Fields of Interest
- Accountability towards intended beneficiaries of aid
- Humanitarian advocacy
- Medical work in detention centres
- Humanitarian-military relationships
- Positioning and relationship of humanitarian actors with political powers
- Patient safety and management of "medical errors" in medical humanitarian action
- Biquet J, Schopper D, Sprumont D, et al. Knowledge, attitudes and expectations of medical staff towards medical error management policies in humanitarian medicine: a qualitative study. J Patient Saf in press (01/2020).
- Biquet J, Schopper D, Sprumont D, et al. A call for the application of patient safety culture in medical humanitarian action. A literature review, J Patient Saf in press (8/2019).