Mrs. Kathleen Alvarez, is a Portfolio Director in the Health Programs Group of Management Sciences for Health (MSH). In this role, Ms. Alvarez is responsible for overseeing the Global Fund Malaria Grant and the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) Project in Nigeria, the PEPFAR funded HIV and AIDS focused CaTSS Project in Nigeria and other MSH projects in Africa and Latin America. Kathleen joined MSH in 2000, began her involvement with MSH work in Nigeria in 2008 and has held a number of different positions with MSH both overseas and in headquarters.
Olumide Elegbe became the MSH Country Representative for Nigeria in February 2018, after serving in an acting capacity from September 2017 to February 2018. Olumide first joined MSH in July 2016 as senior manager for Corporate and Foundation Relations. In this role, Olumide worked extensively with the private sector to create new partnerships and expand the scope of MSH’s work on many projects.
Adeyinka (Yinka) Onikan is a versatile development professional with over 7 years’ experience in implementation of high-priority projects requiring detailed analysis and extensive stakeholder engagement. Adeyinka has expertise in program management, strategic planning, data quality assurance, process simplification, monitoring, donor landscape analysis, and on-the-job capacity building. Adeyinka has worked on a number of complex public health interventions ranging from vaccination coverage, supply chain management, malaria control, tuberculosis, and health financing. He has vast contextual knowledge of the public health space in Nigeria.
Isaac Adejo is the project director of MSH Nigeria’s Global Fund (GF) Malaria Grant (2018-2020). Isaac is a program management specialist with over 12 years’ experience in the design and implementation of reproductive health, HIV and AIDS, and malaria projects in Nigeria. He has expertise in strategic planning, project design and implementation, office administration, team building, and stakeholder management.
Before joining MSH, Isaac was the National Program Manager for Ipas Nigeria where he provided strategic leadership to the country program. Isaac worked for FHI360 as Project Director, Global Fund HIV and AIDS and its local affiliate, Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative. Also in FHI360, he served as the State Program Manager, State Program Coordinator, and Senior Program Officer respectively, on the USAID funded Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS services (SIDHAS) project.
Sara Weinstein is a Senior Project Officer in the Health Programs Group (HPG) at MSH. Her portfolio includes program management support to a number of donor-funded programs in Nigeria, Liberia and Latin America. Sara has been with MSH since 2009 and is currently based in Guatemala City. Prior to joining MSH, Sara spent four years working with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Bolivia implementing programs in the areas of health, democracy promotion, youth development and water and sanitation, and three years in Guatemala as the Deputy Regional Director for Management Quality for the Latin America region. Before working overseas, Sara worked for several international organizations in Washington, DC, including the Institute of International Education and Population Services International.
Victoria Erinle is the Senior Technical Manager of the MSH Global Fund (GF) Malaria Grant. A medical doctor and public health specialist, she has nine years of progressive experience in general medicine and public health, serving in the public health sector by coordinating and managing community-level health programs in Nigeria.
Senior Technical Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation
Chinedu Chukwu is the Senior Technical Manager of Monitoring and Evaluation for the Global Fund Malaria Project in Nigeria. Before he transitioned to this project, he supported the MSH Nigeria Pro-ACT and CaTSS projects.
Thomas Hall is Senior Principal Technical Advisor for Malaria. In his role he manages all activities related to malaria including providing technical assistance and programmatic oversight to integrated health projects managed by MSH. Additionally, he participates in several international forums on malaria including RBM working groups and NGO advocacy networks.
Judith Seltzer is the Senior Director of the Performance, Learning and Impact unit at MSH. In this capacity, she leads a team of diverse specialists who provide knowledge management, research, and monitoring and evaluation support across the organization.
Principal Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research
Monita Baba Djara is the Senior Principal Advisor for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research at MSH. Monita has more than 25 years of experience in health system strengthening, organizational development, and capacity building as a technical consultant, project/NGO executive director, and clinic and hospital administrator.