Che Katz has worked in international healthcare for over 30 years spending time working in Australia, Cambodia, China, Laos, Papua New Guinea, and the UK. She most recently worked as Country Director for an innovative mHealth program in Timor Leste, Asia helping ensure pregnant women receive the healthcare they need.
She has held various leadership roles within Marie Stopes International supporting a comprehensive reproductive health service. This included social marketing, product development, quality of care, clinical innovation, clinical training, and outreach services.
Much of her work has focused on behaviour and social change communication and health promotion. This has given her the opportunity to work on a spectrum of health issues including: HIV, maternal and child health, nutrition, immunisation, tobacco cessation, cervical cancer, disability; along with adolescent, indigenous, and environment health.
Over the years she has worked for a wide range of government, non-government, academic, and donor agencies including USAID, UNICEF, UNFPA, DFID, EU, Global Fund, Asian Development Bank, and DFAT. She holds a Master of Public Health, a Master of Educational Technology, and a Master of History and Philosophy of Science, and undergraduate qualifications in Anthropology and Political Science.