Leadership

2023-2025 Steering Committee

Co-Chairs

Senior Director and Senior Scientist, Maternal and Child Health Division

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research

Bangladesh

Senior Health Specialist, Maternal and Newborn Technical Lead

Global Financing Facility

United States

Medical Doctor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Kigali (CHUK)

Rwanda

Members

Professor in Midwifery and Women´s Health

University of Chile

Chile

Newborn Health Program Lead

WHO HQ

Switzerland

Head of the West Africa Regional Office

African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

Senegal

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bayero University

Founding Director of African Centre of Excellence in Population Health and Policy

Nigeria

Executive Director, Center for Catalyzing Change

National Coordinator, White Ribbon Alliance

India

Senior Adviser and Team Lead, Maternal and Newborn Health

UNICEF

Director of Preventive Services

Ministry of Health

Tanzania

Researcher, School of Public Health

University of the Western Cape

South Africa

Assistant Professor

University of Utah School of Medicine

United States

Program Manager, Quality Management Programme

Directorate of Reproductive and Child Health, Ministry of Health and Sanitation

Sierra Leone

MNH Technical Specialist

UNFPA

United States

Maternal Health Unit Head

WHO

Switzerland

Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme Specialist

UNFPA

Jordan

Acting Head of the Standards Compliance Accreditation and Patient Protection Department

Ministry of Health

Uganda

Director for the Family Health Program

Ministry of Health

Liberia

Vice Minister of Hospitals

Ministry of Health

Guatemala

Previous Leadership

Learn more about our past AlignMNH Steering Committee.