Project Director III
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. With over 20 years of specialized experience in health and pharmaceutical systems strengthening, Mr. Aboagye-Nyame has particular expertise in supply chain management, quality assurance, pharmaceutical financing, capacity building, leadership and organizational development, regulatory affairs, medicines policy, strategic planning, program implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. Previously, he held several senior leadership and management positions in the RPM Plus, SCMS and SPS programs, including Program Director and Technical Deputy Director of SPS. During his time with SCMS he provided program and technical support to projects in Botswana, Ethiopia, Namibia and Tanzania and, while on the RPM Plus program, he was the project lead on the Namibia pharmaceutical sector strengthening project under PEPFAR. Mr. Aboagye-Nyame, a pharmacist by training, served as deputy program manager of the Ghana National Drugs Program and as head of the Procurement Unit at the Ghana Ministry of Health. In addition to earning his degree in pharmacy, Mr. Aboagye-Nyame has also earned two master’s degrees; one in pharmaceutical analysis and quality control, and another in business administration. He is also a fellow of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists.