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Nana Taona Kuo

Senior Manager – Every Woman Every Child Health Team, Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General
Nana Taona Kuo is a development economist and public policy specialist by training, with over 14 years’ experience in Global Health, rural development, HIV and public health, particularly in Asia and the Pacific.  She is currently the Senior Manager of the Every Woman Every Child Health Team in the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General, United Nations, New York. Every Woman Every Child is a special imitative of UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, launched in 2010, is an unprecedented global movement that mobilizes and intensifies international and national action by governments, the UN, civil society, private sector and multilaterals to save and improve the lives of millions of women and children around the world.

Prior to joining the UN Secretary-General’s Office, Taona Kuo was the UNAIDS Country Coordinator a.i in China and spent over 5 years working in China with UNAIDS. She coordinated the China UN system support to the 4th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Cooperation, the first Roundtable to be held in Africa in Botswana, May 2013. She also provided inputs to the first Ministerial Forum of China-Africa Health Development under the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) held in August 2013, which recognized the role of international cooperation partners.
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