Gunta Lazdane is an obstetrician and gynaecologist, Ph.D and has been Professor, Head of University Department in Riga Stradins University, Latvia. Since 2003 she is working in the WHO Regional Office for Europe as the Programme Manager, Sexual and Reproductive Health including Maternal and Neonatal Health in the Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion. She is assisting 53 WHO Member States in the European Region to improve sexual and reproductive health of population. Dr.Lazdane has participated in many European and global conferences and congresses including International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994. She is the Chief Editor of the European Magazine for Sexual and Reproductive Health Entre Nous and the member of several Editorial Boards of peer review journals in the area of sexual and reproductive health.