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List of GFF Focal Points and Liaison Officers

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Aug 15,2019

Country

Name

GFF Role

Email Address

Afghanistan

Ms. Diwa Samad, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Public Health

Government
Focal
Point (GFP)

diwa.samad@gmail.com 

Farzana Maruf

Liaison
Officer
(LO)

gff.afghanistan@gmail.com 

Brendan Hayes

Secretariat
Focal Point
(SFP)

bhayes@worldbank.org 

Bangladesh

Dr. Abdul Ehsan Md. Muhiuddin Osmani, Joint Chief, Planning Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

GFP

osmani_mu@yahoo.com 

Israt Jahan Baki

LO

gff.bangladesh@gmail.com 

Maria Eugenia Bonilla-Chacin

SFP

mbonillachacin@worldbank.org 

Burkina
Faso

Nadine Tamboura, Secretaire Technique –Cooperation, MS

GFP

nadirata2006@yahoo.fr 

Robert Lucien Jean-Claude Kargougou

LO

gff.burkinafaso@gmail.com 

Alain-Desire Karibwami

SFP

akaribwami@worldbank.org 

Cambodia

Rochelle Eng

LO

gff.cambodia@gmail.com 

Leslie Elder

SFP

lelder@worldbank.org 

Cameroon

Martina Lukong Baye, Coordinator of the National Multisector Program to Combat Maternal, Newborn & Child Mortality in Cameroon

GFP

tinabayel@yahoo.fr;
m.baye@plmi.cm 

Jean Christian Youmba

LO

gff.cameroun@gmail.com 

Robert Scherpbier

SFP

rscherpbier@worldbank.org 

Central African Republic

Dr Wilfried Marius Dandy Wanikomane, Director of Cabinet (Gvt Focal Point for the GFF)

Dr Noelly Douma, Direction Générale de la Recherche, des Etudes et de la Planification (Gvt Focal Point for the Investment Case)

Dr Placide Bissengue, Direction de la Recherche, des Etudes et de la Planification (Gvt Focal Point for the Investment Case) 

GFP

Dr. Wilfred: 
dandymarius@gmail.com

 

 

Dr. Noelly: 
noellydouma3@gmail.com

 

 

Dr. Placide: bissengueplacide@yahoo.fr 

Oscar Bekaka-Youle Dobinet

LO

gff.rca@gmail.com 

Robert Scherpbier

SFP

rscherpbier@worldbank.org 

Chad

Alain-Desire Karibwami

SFP akaribwami@worldbank.org

Cote d'Ivoire

M Albert Flinde, Conseiller Spécial de Monsieur le Premier Ministre, Ministère de la Santé et de l'Hygiène Publique, Côte d’Ivoire

GFP

alberflinde@yahoo.fr 

Fieny Ambroise Kobenan

LO

gff.cotedivoire@gmail.com 

Ellen Van de Poel

SFP

evandepoel@worldbank.org 

DRC

DR. Sylvain Yuma, Secrétaire General

GFP

sylvainyuma@gmail.com 

Marion Cros

SFP

mcros@worldbank.org  

Ethiopia

DR. Yekoyesew Worku, Director General for Operations

GFP

yekoyesew.worku@moh.gov.et 

Marion Cros

SFP

mcros@worldbank.org 

Ghana

Ali Winoto Subandoro

SFP

asubandoro@worldbank.org 

Guatemala 

Dr. Julio García Colindres, Vice Minister of Primary Health Care

GFP

julio.garcia@mspas.gob.gt 

Virginia Moscoso Arriaza

LO

gff.guatemala@gmail.com 

Julie Bergeron

SFP

jruelbergeron@worldbank.org 

Guinea

Dr. Yansane Lamine

GFP

yansanelamine@yahoo.fr 

Freddy Essimbi

LO

gff.guinee@gmail.com 

Robert Scherpbier

SFP

rscherpbier@worldbank.org 

Haiti

Dr. Reynold Grand’Pierre, Directeur, Santé de la Famille, Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population

GFP

reynold.grandpierre@mspp.gouv.ht 

Paul Auxila

LO

gff.haiti@gmail.com 

Julie Bergeron

SFP

jruelbergeron@worldbank.org 

Indonesia

Dr. Bambang Widianto, Deputy for Human Development and Equality, Office of the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia

GFP

bwidianto@ymail.com 

Minarto Noto Sudarjo

LO

indonesiagff@gmail.com 

Ali Winoto Subandoro

SFP

asubandoro@worldbank.org 

Kenya

Sandra Erickson

LO

dphk.secretariat@gmail.com 

Ellen Van de Poel

SFP

evandepoel@worldbank.org 

Liberia

Bentoe Tehoungue; Director of Family Health Division Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Liberia

GFP

bentoetehoungue@gmail.com 

Mardieh Dennis

LO

gff.liberia@gmail.com 

Petra Vergeer

SFP

pvergeer@worldbank.org 

Madagascar

Nomenjanahary Nantenaima Michael, Assistant Technique auprès du Secrétariat Général Ministère de la Santé Publique

GFP

michael2mada@gmail.com 

Hasina Hantanirina Razafimbola

LO

gff.madagascar@gmail.com 

Maria Eugenia Bonilla-Chacin

SFP

mbonillachacin@worldbank.org 

Malawi

Kate Langwe, Director Planning and Policy Department - Ministry of Health

GFP

katelangwe@gmail.com 

Pius Nakoma

LO

gff.malawi@gmail.com 

John Borrazzo

SFP

jborrazzo@worldbank.org 

Mali

Mama Coumare, Secretaire Generale, MSPH

GFP

mamacoumare@yahoo.fr 

Mamadou Namory Traore

LO

mali.gff1@gmail.com 

Supriya Madhavan

SFP

smadhavan1@worldbank.org 

Mauritania

Robert Scherpbier

SFP

 rscherpbier@worldbank.org 

Mozambique

Dr. Marina Karagianis, Director of Planning, MOH

GFP

karagianism@gmail.com 

Marcelle Diane Matsika Claquin

LO

gff.mozambique@gmail.com 

Mirja Channa Sjoblom

SFP

msjoblom@worldbank.org 

Myanmar

Dr. Myint Myint Than, MNCAH Deputy Director General

GFP

 

Kyu Kyu Than

LO

gff.myanmar@gmail.com 

Ellen Van de Poel

SFP

evandepoel@worldbank.org 

Niger

Luc Laviolette

SFP

llaviolette@worldbank.org 

Nigeria

Dr. Adebimpe Adebiyi, Director Family Health, Nigeria

GFP

adebiyiadebimpe@yahoo.com 

Umma Yaradua

LO

nigeria.gff@gmail.com 

Luc Laviolette

SFP

llaviolette@worldbank.org 

Pakistan Dr. Assad Hafeez, Director General Health, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination GFP az10@hotmail.com 

Supriya Madhavan

SFP smadhavan1@worldbank.org 

Rwanda

Dr. Anita Asiimwe, National ECD Program Coordinator

GFP

anita.asiimwe@ecd.gov.rw 

Canut Dufitumukiza

LO

gff.rwanda@gmail.com 

Ali Winoto Subandoro

SFP

asubandoro@worldbank.org 

Senegal

Dr. Omar Sarr, Directeur de la Santé de la Mère et de l'Enfant, Ministère de la Santé et de l'Action sociale

GFP

oumsarr@gmail.com 

Babacar Séne

LO

gff.senegal@gmail.com 

 Alain-Desire Karibwami

SFP

akaribwami@worldbank.org 

Sierra Leone

Dr. Amara Jambai, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Ministry of Health and Sanitation,

GFP

amarajambai@yahoo.com 

Stanley Muoghalu

LO

gff.sierraleone@gmail.com 

Ayodeji Oluwole Odutolu

SFP

aodutolu@worldbank.org 

Somalia

Luc Laviolette

SFP

llaviolette@worldbank.org 

Tajikistan

Jakub Kakietek

SFP

jkakietek@worldbank.org 

Tanzania

Dr. Georgina Msemo, Acting assistant director reproductive health and child health section, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania

LO

georginamsemo@gmail.com 

Petra Vergeer

SFP

pvergeer@worldbank.org 

Uganda

Dr. Jesca Nsungwa Sabiiti, Ag. Commissioner Community Health

GFP

jnsabiiti@gmail.com 

Grace Nyerwanire Murindwa

LO

gff.uganda@gmail.com 

Brendan Hayes

SFP

bhayes@worldbank.org 

Vietnam

Leslie Elder

SFP

lelder@worldbank.org 

Zambia

 John Borazzo

SFP

jborrazzo@worldbank.org 

Zimbabwe

 Ayodeji Oluwole Odutolu

SFP

aodutolu@worldbank.org 

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