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Katja Iversen Joins World Bank’s Civil Society Consultative Group for Health, Nutrition & Population

It is with great excitement that Women Deliver’s CEO, Katja Iversen, has been selected for the World Bank’s Civil Society Consultative Group for Health, Nutrition and Population as a new member. Established in 2011, the Group provides a structured way for Civil Society Organizations to contribute to, influence and share information, lessons learned, and advice on the development of World Bank Group plans, policies and programs in health, nutrition and population (HNP) in low- and middle-income countries. The Group consists of 16 civil society experts from both national and international organizations on issues related to HNP in different regions. Members serve on a voluntary basis for three years.

Newest members include:

  1. Ms. Katja Iversen, CEO, Women Deliver
  2. Dr. John Nduba, Health Programme Director, AMREF Health Africa
  3. Ms. Deisi Noeli Kusztra, President, World Family Organization
  4. Dr. Kyi Minn, Regional Health Advisor, World Vision International - Myanmar
  5. Ms. Lara Brearley, Senior Health Policy & Research Adviser, Save the Children UK
  6. Mr. Steve Lewis, Global Health Advocacy Manager, RESULTS UK
  7. Dr. Ingela Wiklund, Board Member, International Confederation of Midwives
  8. Dr. Kaosar Afsana, Director, Health, Nutrition and Population Programme, BRAC
  9. Mrs. Monica Niyerenda-Mutesa, Southern Campaigns and Advocacy Officer, Oxfam

Current members include:

  1. Marine Adamyan, Acting Director for Partnerships, Innovation & Accountability, Sustainable Health, World Vision International
  2. Joan Akusika Awunyo-Akaba, Executive Director, Future Generations International
  3. Ahmed Faruque, Senior Director, BRAC International
  4. Ariel Frisancho, National Manager, Care Peru
  5. Sumie Ishii, Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP)
  6. Archana Joshi, Deepak Foundation, India
  7. Mohga Kamal-Yanni, Senior Health & HIV Policy Advisor, Oxfam International, UK
  8. Mette Kinoti, Helen Keller International
  9. Samson Kironde, Health Systems Action Network, Uganda
  10. Salwa Najjab, Juzoor for Health and Social Development, Palestine

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