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Catholic Medical Mission Board’s Global Response to COVID-19

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
10 – 11 a.m.

Join the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs for a virtual event with Yombo Tankoano, technical director of programs for Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB), a global humanitarian organization with more than 100 years of experience in delivering the best possible health solutions to women, children, and communities living in poverty.

Tankoano will walk attendees through CMMB’s response to COVID-19 in the five countries where it works: Haiti, Kenya, Peru, South Sudan, and Zambia. He will discuss the organization’s progress, the challenges faced, and what’s next.

About the Speaker
Originally from Burkina Faso, Tankoano started his career as an educator and a training program coordinator. Over the past 25 years, he has worked with health ministries and both international and local nongovernmental organizations in Africa and the United States, providing technical guidance on strengthening primary health care systems, with particular focus on building community health systems’ capacity. Tankoano has held his current position at CMMB since 2017, leading the technical teams at headquarters and in-country offices in the conceptualization, design, development, and implementation of data-driven quality improvement programs globally.


This event is open to alumni, faculty/staff, parents, students, and the public.