Josie Gilday

Global Medical Advisor for Save the Children International

Josie Gilday is the Global Medical Advisor for Save the Children International. A qualified nurse with an MSc in Public health in developing countries, she has previously worked as the Health Advisor for West and Central Africa for the British Red Cross and spent over 5 years in the field with Médecins Sans Frontières. She has worked in several countries including Haiti, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Myanmar, DRC and South Sudan.

She has also held various positions including setting up and managing paediatric and adult primary and secondary health facilities, proposing and developing a nurse training program, contributing to the MSF’s Non-Communicable Disease guidelines, designing IV fluid holders for Land Cruisers and conducting research on how to ensure safe nursing staffing level in humanitarian settings.