Staff Highlights

Technical Officer

Rebecca Namara supports the implementation of the UNF, and provides technical assistance to technical leads to strengthen integration of nutrition in health service delivery, community mobilization, agriculture enterprises, and local governance through the government sectors.


Technical Advisor, Nutrition and Infectious Diseases, Country Programs

Dr. Serigne Diene is a Technical Advisor for Nutrition and Infectious Diseases, head of the Nutrition and Infectious Diseases.

Technical Advisor, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition

Monica Woldt provides technical support for our activities in Guatemala, including conducting research and developing tools and materials to support nutrition advocacy and costing, strengthening nutrition and agriculture linkages, and capacity building in maternal and child health and nutrition. 

Technical Officer III, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition 

Lesley Oot supports FANTA’s global nutrition initiatives in the Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Cluster through the development of tools, research, reference and advocacy materials, and implementation guidance. 

Deputy Project Manager

Jaden Bendabenda provides technical and clinical oversight to the Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) and Nutrition Care, Support and Treatment (NCST) programs. 

Program Manager

Earnest Muyunda lead FANTA’s technical assistance to USAID/Zambia and its partners, including supporting the updating of national nutrition strategies and policies in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the National Food and Nutrition Commission.

Project Manager

Denise N'Dabian is the project manager for Côte d’Ivoire, where she is responsible for project implementation and ensures the activities coordination of two staffs.

Project Manager

Bridget Ralph provides management and technical support for the implementation of FANTA activities in Uganda, and liaises and coordinates between our FANTA Uganda Staff and our staff at HQ.

Project Manager, CMAM and Emergency Nutrition

Alice Nkoroi provides technical leadership for the implementation of FANTA activities in Malawi, and liaises and coordinates implementation with government ministries, USAID, UN agencies, and other nutrition stakeholders.

Technical Officer

Fátima Mucavele provides technical support to provincial health office (DPS) and district health office (SDSMAS) colleagues, implementation support to health centers in the Nutrition Rehabilitation Program (PRN), which includes PRN protocols, registration, and compilation of PRN data, stock management, patient flow analysis, and adherence activities.


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