MONROVIA – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Liberia has a new Country Representative. He is Dr. Bannet Ndyanabangi, a national of Uganda.
Dr. Ndyanabangi officially assumed his duty following the presentation of his Letters of Accreditation to the Government of Liberia on Tuesday, 19 February. He replaces Dr. Oluremi Sogunro whose tour of duty has since ended.
Dr. Ndyanabangi is a graduate of the University of Heidelberg, Germany, with a degree in Medicine. He also holds a Master’s degree in Community Health and Health management and a PhD. in Public Health.
He comes to UNFPA Liberia with a wealth of experience. He began his career at the Bernhard Nocht Hospital of Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, Germany; worked for a decade in Uganda as a clinician and public health programs’ manager; worked on USAID programs implemented by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in Arlington Virginia, from 2004 before joining UNFPA in 2009 where he has worked in various capacities including Deputy Representative in Nigeria and South Sudan; Representative in Sierra Leone, as well as Representative in Afghanistan.