Nandita Thatte

Nandita Thatte leads the implementing best practice network (IBP) housed at WHO in Geneva Switzerland. Her current portfolio includes institutionalizing the role of IBP and its network of NGO and CSO partners to support the dissemination and use of evidence-based interventions and guidelines in family planning and reproductive health and strengthening the linkages between IBP field based partners and WHO researchers to inform implementation research agendas.

Prior to joining WHO, Nandita Thatte was a Senior Technical Advisor in the Office of Population and Reproductive Health at USAID where she designed, managed and evaluated programs in West Africa, Mozambique and Haiti. Nandita has an MHS from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and a DrPH from the George Washington School of Public Health.


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