Plenary Speakers

Maguette Mbodj

Maguette Mbodj

Executive Director of the National Alliance of Communities for Health in Senegal (ANCS)

She has more than 18 years' experience in the management of health programmes, specifically in the fight against STIs and HIV/AIDS, the supervision of civil society organisations and the training of trainers in the fields of sexually transmitted infections and HIV infection, sexual and reproductive health, community system strengthening (CSS), advocacy, organisational development and nutrition. She is coordinating two regional programmes funded by the Global Fund and Intrahealth/USAID in 6 West African countries (Senegal, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde and Burundi).

She is a member of Senegal's CCM, as a Civil Society Principal Recipient (PR). She participates, as an HIV expert, in all strategic sessions and meetings at the national and international levels, as well as in the preparation of framework and resource mobilization.

Since 2005, she hold the position of Executive Director of the National Alliance of the Communities for Health (ANCS), Principal Recipient of the Global Fund since 2005 for all HIV/AIDS interventions on behalf of civil society organizations.

She hold a Diploma of Advanced Professional Studies (Master) at Léopold S. SENGHOR University, Alexandria, EGYPT, Option: Community Nutrition and a Certificate of Competency for Medium Technical and Vocational Education (C.A.E.M.T.P.) at ENSETP, Cheick Anta DIOP University, Dakar, Senegal, Option: Social and Family Economy (4 years after Bachelor’s Degree).