19th ICASA | 4 - 9 DEC 2017 | ABIDJAN | CÔTE D'IVOIRE
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Mr. Michel Sidibé
Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director A long-standing champion of a people-centred approach to health and development and a strong advocate for social justice, Michel Sidibé became the second Executive Director of UNAIDS on 1 January 2009. He holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mr Sidibé’s vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AID-related deaths has helped drive recent progress ...  [Read more]

DR. MATSHIDISO REBECCA MOETI
Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti from Botswana is the first woman WHO Regional Director for Africa. Having held several senior positions in WHO, she also led WHO’s “3 by 5” Initiative in the African Region which resulted in a significant increase in access to antiretroviral drugs by HIV-positive individuals. Before joining WHO, she was the Africa/Middle East Desk Team Leader at UNAIDS in Geneva. ...  [Read more]

Mr. Mabingue Ngom
Thursday, September 28th, 2017

MABINGUE NGOM UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa Mabingue Ngom has been the UNFPA Regional Director for Western and Central Africa Region (WCARO) since January 2015. Mr. Ngom joined UNFPA in 2008 as the Director of Programme Division based at UNFPA in New York (USA). He has also been UNFPA’s Emergency Director and an active member of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Emergency Directors Group (IASC) and UNFPA’s ...  [Read more]

Marie-Pierre Poirier
Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Regional Director for West and Central Africa Ms. Marie-Pierre Poirier is UNICEF’s Regional Director for West and Central Africa. Based in Dakar, she provides leadership to 24 country offices across the region. Her career with UNICEF spans more than 30 years across Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America as an advocate for child rights working on the development and management of rights-based country programmes of cooperation in ...  [Read more]

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