Se-Sergio Baldew completed his doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physical Therapy at the KULeuven in Belgium. For 13 years he has been working at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname. Currently, he serves as the Program Director of the BAMA Physical Therapy program, gives guest lectures at the School of Medical and is the coordinator of the Faculty’s Movement and Exercise Laboratory. His research focusses on the implementation of a heart failure management program in Suriname, the role of exercise on blood pressure reduction in different ethnic groups and providing transnational empirical evidence about physical activity and sedentary behavior from the South American continent as part of the South American Physical Activity and Sedentary behavior Network (SAPASEN). Recent publications are: 1) Heart Failure Hospitalizations and Risk Factors among the Multi-Ethnic Population from a Middle Income Country: The Suriname Heart Failure Studies; (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnma.2020.08.010). 2) The effect of exercise training on blood pressure in African and Asian populations: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials; (https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487319871233). 3) Physical activity and sedentary behavior patterns and sociodemographic correlates in 116,982 adults from six South American countries: the South American physical activity and sedentary behavior network; (https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-019-0839-9).