Dr. Rudi Thétard has more than 25 years in clinical and health management experience in Africa, 17 of them managing or leading complex donor programs. Rudi is the chief of party (COP) for ONSE Health. He was previously the project director for the US$20-million USAID-funded African Strategies for Health Project.
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.
Jason Wright is a global health leader who brings to the LMG Project more than 17 years of experience in family planning and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, and broader health systems with a focus on building the capacity of governments and nongovernmental organizations to bolster programmatic and financial sustainability through management and technical assistance....
Walter "Bud" Crandall has worked for eight years as an MSH chief of party for PEPFAR-funded USAID HIV programs, first in Ethiopia with the HIV/AIDS Care and Support Program (HCSP) and then the Ethiopia Network for HIV/AIDS Treatment, Care, and Support (ENHAT-CS) Program.
Michael Umoren is the laboratory systems advisor for the USAID-supported Prevention Organizational Systems AIDS Care and Treatment (ProACT) project, which provides HIV and AIDS treatment, care and prevention services in Nigeria. A medical laboratory scientist, Michael holds a master of business administration and a master of public health. Previously, he worked as the laboratory lead for a project aiming to decentralize HIV and TB services in rural areas of Nigeria. He joined MSH with about 20 years of experience working in both the private and public health sectors in Nigeria. His areas of interest include capacity building, equipment management and laboratory commodities logistics.