Dr Eileen Natuzzi has worked on health capacity building in the Solomon Islands for 18 years. She holds an affiliate faculty position at the Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service Centre for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Studies.
She currently serves as Solomon Island’s co-coordinator for the Australia New Zealand Gastrointestinal International Training Association (ANZGITA). ANZGITA provides gastrointestinal and endoscopy program capacity building throughout the Pacific Islands.
Dr Natuzzi’s main focus is on policy as it pertains to health systems and impacts from extreme weather events in Pacific Island Countries. Her work has been published in Oceanic Currents, The Hill, The Diplomat, DevPolicy, Griffith University’s Pacific Outlook and Global Health Governance in addition to publications in medical journals.