Eva-Maria Schwienhorst, MD, DTMPH, MScIH has worked in paediatrics and clinical tropical medicine and currently works for the German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (DAHW), an NGO with medical and social projects for vulnerable populations in 20 countries, where she is responsible for the medical projects in four South American and four Asian countries. She is co-founder of Medinetz Mainz e.V. - a clearing house for refugees, migrants and people without papers. Since 2006 she is the Deputy International Councillor of the German affiliate of IPPNW. She has interned at the Centre of Peace Studies at McMaster University in Canada, where “Peace through Health” had been developed and is a member of the working group of Medical Peace Work (MPW) and has lately co-authored several case studies for the teaching of issues around MPW, Global Health and among this refugee health.