Jotham Musinguzi – Women Deliver

Jotham Musinguzi


Dr. Musinguzi is the Director General of Uganda’s National Population Council (NPC). Dr. Musinguzi played a major role in drafting the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo in 1994, and was actively involved in negotiations on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). He also was instrumental in preparing the Maputo Plan of Action, which was adopted by the African Union in 2006 to help achieve the MDGs in Africa, and has, more recently, contributed to the success of the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning.¬† He is the recipient of the 2013 UN Population Award in recognition of his outstanding work to promote the ICPD principle that reproductive health must be a key component of any general strategy of social and economic development.¬† He chaired the Board of Directors of Population Services International (PSI) Uganda, and was formerly a Trustee of the Population Council of New York, as well as the Commonwealth Medical Trust of London (COMMAT).

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