UNFPA Mongolia welcomes new Head of Office

2022-03-28 16:04:42

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Dr. Khalid Sharifi has taken up his appointment as Head of Office for UNFPA Mongolia Country Office on 22 March 2022.

Prior to his appointment as Head of Office for UNFPA in Mongolia, Khalid served as UNFPA Assistant Representative in Afghanistan since July 2018. Before that, Khalid served as Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Specialist in UNFPA Afghanistan for more than three years.

Prior to joining UNFPA, Khalid worked for Afghan NGOs to implement the Primary and Secondary Health Care program in Afghanistan in the capacity of Managing Director, Health

Director, and Program Manager for more than ten years. Before that, Khalid served the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Afghan Red Crescent Society for around nine years and practised clinical medicine at Kabul National Hospitals for four years as a pediatrician.

An Afghan national, Khalid holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the Royal Tropical Institute (VU University) in the Netherlands and a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Care Management from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Basel University) in Switzerland, and a Medical Doctor degree from Kabul Medical University.

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