Partner Country Coordinators

The Partners Country Coordinator (PCC) is designated in an appropriate government institution by each Board Member for each member country. The PCC’s role is to:

  • Develop an annual national work plan for South-South collaboration, including identification of resources and support required by the Secretariat.
  • Promote and operationalize the vision and strategic directions, themes and values of the Alliance among public and private sector constituencies and institutions to encourage their commitment for the implementation of South-South collaboration activities.
  • Assist national constituencies and institutions including NGOs and private sector in developing plans for collaborative projects and identify resource persons from appropriate national institutions, NGOs and the private sector to collaborate in their implementation.
  • Keep the National Multi-sector Steering Committee, Board member and the Secretariat informed of ongoing South-South activities, including ongoing and planned projects and events through quarterly report and updating the country’s South-South web-page.
  • Work with the Multi-sector Steering Committee to ensure that there is up-to-date information on of the strengths and weaknesses of the country’s reproductive health, population and development priority areas for South-South exchange, and directories of organizations and individuals with the capacity or potential to support South-South exchange among the members of the Alliance.
  • Provide assistance and support to the Multi-sector Steering Committee’s work in the country, including management and logistical support to the Alliance’s meetings taking place within the member country.
  • Coordinate the Alliance’s work with other national, regional, sub regional and international organizations and institutions based in the member country.
  • Publish a Newsletter on the activities of the Alliance in the country and with other countries.



Dr. Ashrafi Ahmad, ndcBangladesh-PCC-Dr-Ashrafi-02
Additional Secretary (Population, Family Welfare and Law)
Medical Education and Family Welfare Division
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Tel: (88-02) 9546695
Fax: (88-02) 9559216


Benin-PCC-Edith-01Dr.  DJENONTIN KOTCHOFA M. E. Edith
Public Health/SRH Doctor
Head of the Reproductive Health and Family Planning Department
National Agency for Primary Health Care
Ministry of Health, Government of the Republic of Benin

Tel: (+229) 97333535



Ms. ZHANG Yangpcc_china_zhang_yang
Director General, Department of International Cooperation
National Health Commission (NHC)
Government of the People’s Republic of China
1 Nanlu, Xizhimenwai, Xicheng District, Beijing,100044, China

Tel: 86-10-68792471
Fax: 86-10-68792295


Information Not Available

Cote-d-ivoire Cote d’Ivoire

Ms. AHUA Badou MarinaPCC_CoteDLvoire-AHUA-Badou-Marina
Head of the Department, National Population Office
Ministry of Planning and Development, Government of Cote d’Ivoire
Cocody, II Plateaux, Rue J 11, lot n°347
ilot n° 39, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Tel: 00 225 22 41 97 80


Dr. Douaa Mohammed Ali PCC-Egypt-Douaa-Mohamed
PCC and Head of Central Department of FP Services & Commodities
Ministry of Health and Population, Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt
3 Magles El-Shaab Street, Cairo, Egypt

Tel: +201006553329


Mr. Alemayehu Hunduma Higi (PhD, MPH)
A/Lead Executive Officer, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Service
Federal Ministry of Health
Government of the Democratic Federal Republic of Ethiopia
Partner Country Coordinator (PCC), Partners in Population and Development (PPD
1234 Sudan Streat, MOH,  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  The Gambia

Ms. Mariama FannehPCC-Gambia-Mariama-Fanneh
Director of Population Affairs
Office of the Vice President, Government of the Republic of The Gambia
State House, Banjul, The Gambia

Tel: +220 – 4224143/4201976
Fax: (220) 422 4143


Dr. Boakye Seth
Program Officer
National Population Council
Government of the Republic of Ghana
P.O. Box MB 666, Ministries Accra, Ghana

Tel: +233 246 050 321


Ms. LS Changsan
Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Health Mission
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi-110108, India

Tel: (91-11) 23063693
Fax: (91-11) 23063687


Not Yet Nominated



Dr. May Hani Al-Hadidi
Chairperson, Family Medicines Specialty
Ministry of Health, Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
P.O. Box 86, Amman 11118, Jordan

Tel: (962-79) 905 0209, 559 0888
Fax: (962-6) 560 6029


Ms. Irene Ashikhongo MuhunzuPCC_Kenya_IreneMuhunzu
Senior Population  Programme Officer, National Council for Population and Development (NCPD)
Government of Kenya
The Chancery Building (4th floor)
Valley Road PO Box 48994-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: (254-20) 2711 600/1
Fax: (254-20) 2716508


Dr. Sekou Amadou TRAORE
National Director of Population
National Direction of Population S/C the minister in charge of population questions
Hôtel du plan ACI2000 Bamako République du Mali

Tel: 00 223 66 75 49 95; 66 86 97 45


Dr. Carla Bonilla
Secretary-General, National Population Council (CONAPO)
Ministry of Interior, Government of Mexico
Dr. Jose María Vértiz 852, Col. Narvarte, Delegación Benito Juarez,
C.P. 23020, México D.F., México

Tel: (52-55) 5128.0000 ext 19538
Email :


Dr. YAHYANE Abdel hakimPCC_Morocco_DrYAHYANE-2
Director of Population, Ministry of health
Direction de la population
4, 5, Km Route De Casablanca
Rabat – Kingdom of Morocco

Tel: +212 5 37 69 12 67
Fax: +212 5 37 69 12 67


Dr. Sampson Ebimaro
Director, International Cooperation Department
Budget and National Planning Arm
Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning
C31010, Adekunle Fajuyi Street, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria.
Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Tel: +2347037682122
Email :


PCC-Pakistan-Dr-Shabana-SaleemDr. Shabana Saleem
Director General, Population Programme Wing
Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Government of Pakistan, 10th Floor, Shaheed-e-Millat Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel: +92519216280; +923345023833
Fax: +92519216282


Dr. Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane GUEYEPCC-Senegal-Cheikh-Ahmed-Tidiane
Advisor Technical Cooperation
Ministry of Health and Social Action, Government of the Republic of Senegal
Aimée Césaire Street, Fann Résidence, Dakar, Senegal

Tel: +221 33 869 42 40

  South Africa

Mr. Jacques van Zuydam
Chief Director Population and Development
Department of Social Development
Private Bag X901, Pretoria 0001
Republic of South Africa

Tel: +27 -12 312 7953/ 7350
Fax: +27 (0)12 312 7710, 322-3702

  Sri Lanka

Dr. Chithramalee De SilvaPCC_SriLanka_ChithramaleeDeSilva
Director, Maternal and Child Health, Family Health Bureau
Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine
Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka



Dr. Bunyarit SukratPCC-Thailand-Dr-Buyarit-Sukrat
Director of Bureau of Reproductive Health
Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health
Tiwanond Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand

Tel: 66 2590 4241
Fax: 66 2590 4163


Mrs. Nabila LejriPCC-Tunisia-Nabila-Lejri
Deputy Director in Charge, Technical Cooperation Department
National Board for Family and Population, Ministry of Health
7 Rue Hattab Bouchnak, Centre Urbain Nord, 1082 Tunis, Tunisia



Dr. Betty Kyadondo
Director of Family Health Department, National Population Council (NPC)
Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development
Government of the Republic of Uganda
Statistics House 2nd & 3rd Floor, Plot 9 Colville Road, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: (256 41) 705400, 405447
Fax: (256 41) 343 116
Email: ;


Mr. Luong Quang DangPCC_Vietnam_LUONG-QUANG-DANG
Deputy Director of Personnel Dept
General Office for Population-Family Planning (GOPFP)
Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Lane 8 Ton That Thuyet Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: +(84 – 3) 7953 888 Ext-1517


Mr. Motahar Ahmed Zabarah
Assistant Secretary General, National Population Council
Government of the Republic of Yemen
Amran Road, Sana’a, Republic of Yemen

Tel: +(967-1) 231 528, 231 813
Fax: +(967-1) 231 215


Mr. Farai Machinga Zimababwe-PCC-Farai-Machinga
Acting Executive Director
Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council
P.O. Box ST 220, Southerton, Harare, Zimbabwe

Tel: +263-4-621909
Fax: +263 04 620280




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