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Joanna Tomkargbo

Programme Manager of the New-born and child survival / EVERYONE Campaign, Save the Children International, Sierra Leone

Since 2013 Joanna Favour Tom-Kargbo, a Sierra Leonean national, is Programme Manager of the New-born and child survival / EVERYONE Campaign at Save the Children in Sierra Leone.


Her role is to ensure alignment, coordination and integration of the different components of the campaign, leading and directly implementing/managing the political and policy and the popular mobilization components and ensuring proper documentation of progress, lessons and challenges with regard to the EVERYONE campaign in Sierra Leone, as well as sharing of learning and success stories in relevant fora. 

Previously Joanna was Coordinator of the Newborn and child survival / EVERYONE Campaign Programme - Save the Children, (June 2011 – May 2013), Assistant Health Program Officer, Save the Children (August 2007-June 2011) – Kailahun & Freetown and  Team Leader - Tetanus Toxoid Campaign (MOHS) – March, 2007.  A nurse by training, she was staff nurse in charge of ward at Princess Christian Maternity Hospital (PCMH) 2005 – 2006.

Joanna is currently studying a BSc. in Public Policy and sector Management at the Institute of Public Management, University of Sierra Leone.

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