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Marguerite Ndour

Project Director, INSPiRE

Marguerite Ndour is a public health professional with more than twenty years of experience leading health promotion projects and programs.

Prior to joining IntraHealth International, she was the Sayana Press Program Country Coordinator at PATH/Senegal, where she provided technical support to the pilot introduction, research, and scale-up of the new generation of injectable contraceptives.

Before joining PATH, Ndour worked at Population Services International/Benin for nine years, including five years as the head of the Reproductive Health Department and four years as advisor on reproductive health to the Minister of Health. In this capacity, she led the development and implementation of integrated programs on reproductive health, family planning, and maternal, neonatal, and child health, funded by the US Agency for International Development and other donors.

For four years, Ndour has worked as an international long-term consultant to the Canadian International Development Agency’s West African AIDS Project Research and Intervention Unit.  

Through her years of public health leadership, Ndour has gained considerable experience in organizational development, management, team-building, and program evaluation.

Ndour earned a doctorate in medicine from Dakar’s Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, and a master’s degree in biomedical sciences and public health and a certificate of epidemiology from the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Belgium.