Francis Aboagye-Nyame serves as program director of SIAPS. In this role, he guides SIAPS’ efforts to strengthen pharmaceutical systems by providing strategic vision and program leadership to technical teams and managerial staff.
David Mabirizi is the deputy director for country programs at SIAPS. He is responsible for managing and monitoring the progress of SIAPS country programs and health area portfolios. As part of the SIAPS senior management team, Mr. Mabirizi works to ensure consistency, coordination, linkages, and integration across all components of the program while providing key project management support, guidance, and supervision to over 20 in-country teams.
Sameh Saleeb is the technical deputy director for the SIAPS program. In this capacity, he works to ensure a high level of technical quality in SIAPS program activities and products while promoting integration of programs and incorporating current scientific findings from the field of pharmaceutical management.
Juanita Folmsbee is the SIAPS project director for Ukraine. Juanita has A health policy and delivery professional, she has 25 years of experience living and working internationally, including in Ukraine, Vietnam, Haiti, Tanzania, Gabon, Bolivia, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Switzerland.
Kanjinga Kakanda is a senior technical advisor for the Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) program, based in Arlington, Virginia. A physician with more than 10 years of experience in HIV/AIDS, Kanjinga supports HIV programs with the implementation of electronic dispensing tools for management of patients on antiretroviral medication.
Robert Tuala Tuala is the senior technical and provincial coordinators' advisor for the SIAPS project in Democratic Republic of the Congo. A pharmacist with more than 20 years of experience, Robert works with the ministry of health to strengthen pharmaceutical services, and he is in charge of HIV and AIDS commodities management and distribution in PEPFAR-supported provinces.
Wonder Goredema is a pharmacist, epidemiologist and public health specialist. He currently works as a senior technical advisor for the Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Systems (SIAPS) project. He has more than 25 years of experience improving pharmaceutical management for public health, and he has held several senior positions, including at the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health.
Zahedul Islam is the country project director of the Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Systems (SIAPS) project in Bangladesh. His role is to ensure technical support to the government of Bangladesh in pharmaceutical system strengthening.