Dr. Isseu Toure

Chief of Party, SHOPS Plus Senegal

Dr. Isseu Toure

Chief of Party, SHOPS Plus Senegal

Biography

Dr. Isseu Diop Touré is a medical doctor and expert in reproductive health and maternal and child health with 30 years of experience working with both the public and private health sectors in Senegal. Dr. Touré began her career as a Médecin-Chef de District Sanitaire in Senegal then was promoted to Médecin-Chef Adjoint in the Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health Division. She has experience working with USAID both as a staff and with USAID funded projects.  Dr. Touré also served as the World Health Organization’s Technical Advisor in Reproductive and Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health in Senegal, where she liaised closely with donors and public and private sector counterparts, including local NGOs and faith-based organizations then for six years in the WHO Regional Office for Africa based in Brazzaville Congo as a Regional Advisor on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT). She was the FHI 360 Country Director in Senegal overseeing three USAID-funded projects managing partner coordination with 11 local and national NGOs as well stakeholders and counterparts in the Ministère de la Santé et de l’Action Sociale. Dr. Touré served as a member of the Millennium Development Goal Committee for Senegal.

Expertise

Service delivery, reproductive health, maternal child and adolescent health, HIV, policy and advocacy, project planning and monitoring

 

Country experience 

46 countries in the WHO African Region

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