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Emanuele Capobianco

Dr Emanuele Capobianco is the Deputy Executive-Director of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.

Dr Emanuele Capobianco is the Deputy Executive-Director and joins the Partnership from the Global Fund where he worked as Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Executive Director, leading the development of the 2017-2022 Global Fund Strategy and providing strategic and technical advice on critical policy issues like Global Fund's engagement in fragile settings and in health system strengthening.

Before moving to Geneva in November 2014, Emanuele was the Chief of Health and Nutrition in UNICEF Mozambique, where he worked for four years to advance health outcomes for Mozambican children and women. Previously he was at the World Bank as Senior Health Specialist, managing a large portfolio of grants, particularly in South Asia and Eastern Africa. He also worked in Somalia to support the EPI, Polio and Tuberculosis programs; and at the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean promoting the STOP TB partnership in the Middle East.

Emanuele holds a Medical Degree from Pavia University, a Master in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a MSc in Humanitarian Assistance from Rome University.

Emanuele is happily married and the father of three girls. He's a (slow) marathon runner, who loves travelling, outdoors and sport.

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