Deputy Executive Director, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH)
Dr. Anshu Banerjee joined The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in May 2015 as Deputy Executive Director. With over 20 years of progressive experience in public health, Dr Banerjee’s background ranges from surveillance and field epidemiology to strategy, policy and planning of health service delivery in normative and emergency (man-made and natural) settings. He has also served in various capacities including Country/Medical Coordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières, Senior Programme Officer for the GAVI Alliance responsible for monitoring programme implementation in 76 GAVI-supported countries as well as working for the UK Department for International Development. Dr Banerjee served WHO in various capacities in several countries, including Albania, India, Indonesia, Malawi, Sudan and Myanmar. Prior to joining The Partnership, Dr Banerjee was the WHO Representative in Sierra Leone where he was responsible for all aspects of WHO collaborative activities in the country and leading the Ebola emergency response. Dr Banerjee holds a PhD in tuberculosis control from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, a Masters in Public Health for Developing Countries from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and a medical degree from the University of Antwerp, Belgium.