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Marie Ba

Director, Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit

Marie Ba is director of Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU).

Her experience with the West and Central Africa region spans twelve years of program management in Washington DC, Senegal, and the nine francophone West Africa Ouagadougou Partnership countries, with multiple technical assistance assignments in Rwanda, Burundi, Mali, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sierra Leone.

Ba has extensive experience in building partnerships and managing health programs, including communications and advocacy, financial management and oversight of grants and contracts, and program planning and implementation.

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The Ouagadougou Partnership: An Improbable Success in a Troubled Region

The Ouagadougou Partnership in francophone West Africa advances access to family planning for health and development.