Deputy Director, Sexual & Reproductive Health


Alison Malmqvist has 20 years of experience developing and leading integrated public health programs in Africa and the Caribbean with a focus on designing, implementing, managing and monitoring social marketing and health communication programs for sexual and reproductive health, malaria prevention and child survival. She has served as PSI’s country representative in South Sudan, Haiti and Senegal, and as a technical advisor for several African country programs including the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Kenya. She was responsible for launching PSI’s country program in South Sudan, introducing an innovative approach to bringing lifesaving products and information to people in challenging and complex settings. She most recently established and directed PSI’s Regional Social Enterprise in Southern Africa dedicated to improving access to quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health solutions for girls and women across the region.


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