Francoise Kayirangwa has worked at MSH for five years as a community mobilization specialist, trainer of trainers in family planning, and technical associate. Previously, she worked as a family planning/maternal health program coordinator at the Intrahealth Capacity Project and as a safe motherhood program officer at Nyanza District Hospital in Rwanda.
Melissa Wanda Kirowo is the advocacy officer for the FCI Program of MSH in Kenya. An advocate for sexual reproductive health and rights, Melissa joined MSH after working at FCI-Kenya, and she is an experienced advocate for access to sexual and reproductive health information and services
Fatimata Kané, Project Director for the FCI Program of MSH in Mali, has over 25 years of experience in reproductive health and gender programming, focusing on management of health, socioeconomics, and education services. Ms. Kané started her career as a midwife, receiving her training in social administration and a Masters in Social Development from the University of Bamako’s Institut National de Formation des Travailleurs Sociaux. Since 1989, Ms. Kané has worked with both local and international public health organizations, including Save the Children, the Center for Development and Populations Activities (CEDPA), and Family Care International, focusing on sexual health and gender-based public health programs. As Project Director, Ms. Kané manages projects for the FCI Program of MSH in Mali, serves as the point of contact for financial and technical partners (including local and international NGOs and organizations), and supports the growth of the FCI Program of MSH in Mali.
Narcisse Naia Embeke is the child health senior technical advisor for the Integrated Health Project in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC-IHP). A physician with more than 10 years of experience in primary care, he has worked alongside the Congolese Ministry of Health to support child survival programs.
Modibo Diarra is a technical advisor with 12 years of experience in public health and pharmaceutical systems for low- and middle-income countries. Prior to his current role, Modibo worked on MSH's Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems (SPS) project.
Dr. Ousmane Faye is currently the project director of the Integrated Health Project (IHP), a five year (2010-2015) USAID-funded project that aims to increase access to and availability of high-impact health services, products, and practices in the DRC. As leader of MSH’s largest bilateral project to date, Ousmane has cultivated and maintained positive relationships with USAID, the DRC Ministry of Health, and numerous other partners and NGOs.
Catharine Taylor is Vice President of the Health Programs Group of MSH. She is an internationally recognized expert in maternal, newborn, and child health policies and programs, a champion for women’s health and rights, and an advocate for universal, equitable access to high-quality care. Ms. Taylor has more than 30 years of experience in international and domestic sexual and reproductive health, maternal, newborn, and child health, and programming for youth....
Jane Briggs is a principal technical advisor with the Systems for Improving Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) program at MSH, currently based in Guatemala. In this role, Jane provides technical support to SIAPS initiatives in improving access to and use of medicines for maternal and child health, malaria and antimicrobial resistance programs in Africa and Latin America. Jane is also actively involved in global initiatives related to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health.
Cyrille Massamba is a pharmacist and health economist with 30 years of experience in public health. In his role as senior technical advisor, he works to support government services by mobilizing DRC Ministry of Health partners and coordinating activities to increase access to lifesaving products for women and children.
Kate Ramsey is a principal technical advisor for maternal health. She has more than 15 years of experience working in global health and development, focusing on maternal and newborn health. Previously, she worked at Columbia University's Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program on health system implementation research, regarding disrespect and abuse in childbirth, community health workers, voucher programs and referral systems.