Secretariat

The secretariat for the Global Financing Facility (GFF) for Women, Children and Adolescents is responsible for managing the daily work of the GFF, including the GFF Multi-donor Trust Fund; analytical work and technical assistance to GFF-supported country platforms, programs and projects; engagement with global donors, partners and stakeholders; results monitoring and reporting; and knowledge and learning. The GFF secretariat team is comprised of experts from around the world in health systems, health financing, civil registration and vital statistics, maternal and child health, nutrition, family planning, private sector engagement, communications, knowledge and learning, monitoring and evaluation, and includes secondees from GFF partner organizations.  

The Secretariat can be reached at GFFSecretariat@worldbank.org

Dr. Muhammad Pate
Global Director, Health, Nutrition and Population|Director, GFF
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Dr. Monique Vledder
Head of Secretariat
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Adama Davida Taylor
Team Assistant
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Aissa Socorro-Santos
Senior External Affairs Assistant
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Alain-Desire Karibwami
GFF Country Focal Point for Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea and Senegal
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Ali Winoto Subandoro
Senior Nutrition Specialist, Country Focal Point for Ghana, Indonesia, Rwanda
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Anna-Astvatsatryan
Anna Astvatsatryan
Digital Communications Specialist
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Augustina Nikolova
Senior Operations Officer
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Ayodeji Oluwole Odutolu
Senior Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
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Brendan Hayes
Senior Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Afghanistan, Uganda
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Bruno Rivalan
Senior Partnership Specialist  
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Carolyn Reynolds
Senior Adviser/Acting External Relations Lead
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Charlotte Pram Nielsen
Senior Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Côte D’Ivoire, Mauritania and Niger
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David Bridges
Senior Partnership Specialist  
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Devy Damayanti
Program Assistant
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Ellen Van de Poel
Senior Economist
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Genesis May Samonte
Public Health Specialist
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Jakub Kakietek
Economist, Country Focal Point for Tajikistan
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Jean Rwema Rusatira
Extended Term Consultant
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Jessica Flannery
Public Health Specialist
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John Borrazzo
Senior Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Malawi and Zambia
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Julie Ruel-Bergeron
Nutrition Specialist, Country Focal Point for Central African Republic, Guatemala and Haiti
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Karin Lane Gichuhi
Senior Health Specialist
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Kimberly Boer
Senior Health Specialist
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Leslie Elder
Senior Nutrition Specialist, Country Focal Point for Cambodia and Vietnam 
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Luc Laviolette
Lead Health Specialist
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Luis Castanheira Pinto
Senior Knowledge and Learning Officer
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Maletela Touane-Nkhasi
Senior Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Kenya
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Maria Eugenia Bonilla-Chacin
Lead Economist, Country Focal Point for Bangladesh, Cameroon and Madagascar 
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Marie Yenko
Senior Program Assistant
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Marion Cros
Senior Economist, Country Focal Point for the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia
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Michelle Ferng
Extended Term Consultant
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Mirja Sjöblom
Senior Economist, Country Focal point for Mozambique
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Mohammad Tawab Hashemi
Senior Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Liberia and Somalia
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Munirat Ogunlayi
Senior Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Nigeria
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Nansia Constantinou
External Relations Officer 
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Petra Vergeer
Senior Health Specialist
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Sandhya Krishnan
Program Assistant
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Sneha Kanneganti
Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Myanmar
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Stephanie Saulsbury
Partnership Specialist
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Sudanthi Hettiarachchi
Operations Officer
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Supriya Madhavan
Senior Health Specialist, Country Focal Point for Mali and Pakistan
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Vibhuti Hate
Health Economist 
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Vineetha Menon
Financial Analyst
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