Board members

Please find below a list of PMNCH Board Members representing the different constituencies. There is a link to the biography of each Board member, if available.

Academic, research and teaching institutions (ARTs)

Adolescents and Youth (A&Y)

Donors and foundations (D&Fs)

Partner countries (PCs)

  • Government of Indonesia
    Dr. Nila F Moeloek
    Minister of Health
    Started term: June 2013
  • Government of Tanzania
    Ummy Mwalimu
    Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children
    Started term: June 2011
  • Government of Nigeria
    Prof Isaac Adewole
    Federal Minister of Health
    Started term: Nov 2010
  • Government of India
    Chandra Kishore Mishra (Board co-Chair since Jan 2012)
    Additional Secretary & Mission Director (National Rural Health Mission)
    Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    Started term: December 2009

Health care professional associations (HCPAs)

  • International Confederation of Midwives
    Frances Day-Stirk
    Director of Learning, Research and Practice Development and International Office
    Started term: June 2011
  • International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)
    C. N. Purandare
    President Elect FIGO and Dean Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Purandare Hospital
    Started term: October 2012
  • International Paediatric Association
    Professor Peter Allan Cooper
    Professor and Academic Head, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand; and Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the International Pediatric Association
    Started term October 2012

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

Multilateral organizations (MOs)

Private sector (PS)

  • Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)*
    Farouk Shamas Jiwa (Mato)
    Director, Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility (Sub-Saharan Africa)
    Started term: October 2015
  • Royal Philips
    Jan-Willem Scheijgrond
    Global Head of Government Affairs Business To Government (B2G)
    Started term: January 2015

Global Financing Mechanisms

United Nations Agencies