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Suzanne Belton

Senior Lecturer, Menzies School of Health, Darwin
Suzanne Belton Dr Suzanne Belton is a medical anthropologist with a research interest in sexual and reproductive health from the Menzies School of Health Research. She is a midwife with clinical experience in community health, women’s health, family planning, refugee health and alternative birth systems. Her research interests include the sociology and anthropology of health, the social and cultural context of sexual and reproductive health, gender and violence against women.

She has worked in China, Thailand, Indonesia, East Timor and remote Australia. Her research has improved clinical post-abortion care for Burmese women on the Thai-Burma border; as well as contributed to clinical and policy outcomes in East Timor.

Her current research examines men’s access to health care, maternal death in West Timor, domestic violence law in East Timor. She also works with Indigenous women and their families to document their experiences of remote maternity care in the Northern Territory. 
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