Dr. Davies Kimanga
Dr. Kimanga is a medical epidemiologist with vast experience in health informatics, operational research and monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS program. He has extensive working experience with both government and non-governmental organizations nationally and regionally in the formulation and implementation of Health Information Systems structures and policies to inform public health action. He currently holds the position of Deputy Chief for Health Systems and Evaluation at the CDC in Nairobi, Kenya, where he oversees national and sub-national HIV/AIDS health informatics, monitoring and evaluation activities.
Hon. Prof. Léon Nzouba
Minister of Public Health and Polulation, Gabon
Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana
Minister of Information Communication Technology, TBC
Before joining the Government of Rwanda, Jean Philbert Nsengimana worked for:
1. Voxiva Inc. as a Country Director (2008-2010):
Built and led teams that delivered award winning mobile health solutions: TRACnet and mUbuzima, winning the Technology in Government Award (TIGA) in 2007 for best e-Health solution in Africa.
Managed the implementation of eSoko, a mobile-based Market information system serving more than 2,500,000 farmers in real time market information in Rwanda, winning Intego award (2010) in Rwanda the TIGA award 2011 for best e-Agriculture solution in Africa.
2. Development Gateway Foundation as a Regional Coordinator for Africa (2006-2008):
Coordinated the Foundations’ Aid Management (AMP), e-Procurement, and Country Gateways programs in 15 African Countries
3. Rwanda Development Gateway as a Director (2003-2007):
Pioneered and managed the organization that built the National Portal and deployed web presence for dozens of public institutions in Rwanda.
Hon Nsengimana Jean Philbert holds:
A Global Masters in Business Administration (Major: Information Technology Management) from S P Jain School of Global Management Dubai-Singapore;
A Masters of Information and Communication Technology (Major: Software Engineering) from the National University of Rwanda.
Mr. Andrew Rugege
Dr. Delanyo Dovlo
Director of the Health Systems and Services Cluster
Dr. Delanyo Dovlo, is Director of the Health Systems and Services Cluster at the WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) based in Brazzaville, Congo. He was previously WHO Representative to Rwanda and prior to that, a Health Systems Adviserat WHO-HQ. He trained as a general practice physician and public health specialist in Ghana and the UK, and has had over 30 years clinical and public health experience. He was a Director in the Ministry of Health of Ghana and has also been a consultant for various organizations (WHO, World Bank, UNICEF, Commonwealth Secretariat, DFID-UK etc) on Human Resources for Health, Health Systems and on Health Sector Reforms. Dr Dovlo has an MB CHB from the University of Ghana, an MPH from University of Leeds, and Membership of the West Africa College of Physicians (MWACP). He is a foundation fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons.
Dr Matshidiso R. Moeti
Regional Director, WHO AFRO
Dr Matshidiso Moeti from Botswana is the first woman WHO Regional Director for Africa. She aims to build a responsive, effective and result-driven regional secretariat that can advance efforts towards universal health coverage and accelerate progress toward global development goals, while tackling emerging threats. Strong partnerships will underpin every aspect of the Regional Office’s work during her tenure.
Dr Moeti is a public health veteran, with more than 35 years of national and international experience. She joined WHO’s Africa Regional Office in 1999 and has served as Deputy Regional Director, Assistant Regional Director, Director of Noncommunicable Diseases, WHO Representative for Malawi, and Coordinator of the Inter-Country Support Team for the South and East African countries.
Prior to joining WHO, she worked with UNAIDS as a Team Leader of the Africa and Middle East Desk in Geneva (1997-1999); with UNICEF as a Regional Health Advisor for East and Southern Africa; and with Botswana’s Ministry of Health as a Clinician and Public Health Specialist.
Notably, at the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, she led the WHO Regional Office for Africa’s efforts on treatment scale-up in the context of the ‘3 by 5’ initiative and established a regional HIV laboratory network resulting in a significant increase in the number of HIV-positive individuals accessing antiretroviral therapy in the Region. She also successfully spearheaded the development of WHO Regional Strategies for public health priority areas, including communicable and non-communicable diseases, immunization, maternal and child health, and the health systems strengthening.
Dr Moeti qualified in medicine (M.B., B.S) and public health (MSc in Community Health for Developing Countries) at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London in 1978 and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1986, respectively.
Hon. Dra. Nazira Karimo Vali Abdula
Ministra da Saúde do Governo da República de Moçambique
É Ministra da Saúde do Governo da República de Moçambique, nomeada à 16 de Janeiro de 2015. Foi Vice- Ministra da Saúde do Governo anterior de 2010 2014.
Natural da Ilha de Moçambique, Província de Nampula, nasceu à 19 de Junho de 1968, é casada e tem 4 filhos.
De 1975 à 1980 fez os estudos primários na Escola Primária 25 de Junho da Ilha de Moçambique. De 1981 a 1986 deu continuidade com os estudos secundários em Nampula na Escola Secundária de Nampula e na Escola Pré-Universitária 1º de Maio. Em 1986 seguiu para a Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, na Cidade de Maputo e em 1993 concluiu a Licenciatura em Medicina.
Trabalhou como Médica de Clínica Geral no Hospital Geral de Mavalane de 1993 à 1997 com funções de chefe do Programa de luta contra a Malária da área de Mavalane. Durante a epidemia de Cólera de 1997 trabalhou e chefiou a Enfermaria de Cólera no Hospital Central de Maputo. Tem experiência de docência na Universidade Católica de Moçambique, no Instituto de Ciências de Saúde de Maputo e Beira.
Em 2003 formou-se em Manejo Clinico e Seguimento de Doentes com Infecção pelo HIV/SIDA na Universidade de Witwatersrand em Johannesburg. Fez o Curso de Liderança em 2004 na Universidade Flinders em Austrália. Em 2008 fez o Curso de Sobrevivência Infantil na Universidade de Uppsala em Suécia. De 2001 à 2003 foi Facilitadora e Supervisora do Programa de Atenção Integrada as Doenças da Infância.
É Médica Pediatra de Profissão. Fez a Pós Graduação em Pediatria no Hospital Central de Maputo com estágios complementares no Hospital São João do Porto em Portugal. De 2004 a 2006 fez o Mestrado em Nutrição e Dietista pela Universidade da Flinders, na Austrália.
Após o regresso ao País, foi transferida para a Província de Sofala onde trabalhou no Hospital Central da Beira e exerceu o cargo de Directora Clínica entre 2007 à 2008. Em Junho de 2008 foi transferida para a Província de Nampula para o cargo de Directora do Hospital Central de Nampula função que exerceu até à altura da sua nomeação para Vice-Ministra da Saúde em 2010 e em 2015 é nomeada Ministra da Saúde.