Acting Foreign Minister Mr. B. Elias Shoniyin, receives accreditation from the new UNFPA Liberia Country Representative, Dr. Bannet Ndyanabangi
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Liberia has a new Country Representative. He is Dr. Bannet Ndyanabangi, a national of Uganda.
According to a press release, Dr. Ndyanabangi officially assumed his duty here following presentation of his Letter of Credence 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 after beginning his career at the Bernhard Nocht Hospital of Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, Germany; working for a decade in Uganda as a clinician and public health programs’ manager, including USAID programs implemented by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in Arlington Virginia, from 2004 before joining UNFPA in 2009.
Prior to his deployment her as UNFPA Liberia Country Representative, he worked in various capacities, including Deputy Representative in Nigeria and South Sudan; Representative in Sierra Leone, as well as Representative in Afghanistan, respectively. Press release