Ahmed Abajobir


Mr. Abajobir has a wide range of experience in senior-level leadership and management positions with international NGOs. He has led and managed programs in HIV/AIDs, sexual and reproductive health, malaria, tuberculosis, eye health, disability, inclusive education, health systems strengthening and micro-finance, among other topics.

Most recently, Mr. Abajobir served as the Ethiopian Country Manager for the Australian based Fred Hollows Foundation, where he led and managed the country’s eye health program from its inception to its scale-up, with an annual budget of over $15 million USD, funded jointly by USAID, DfID and the Australian DFAT. Prior to this, Mr. Abajobir served as the Country Director for Drew Cares International in Rwanda, the Country Director for Project HOPE in Mozambique and the Program and Project Manager for Save the Children in Mozambique. He has also provided leadership, management and technical oversight to an Africa Region HIV/AIDS program based in Malawi, and served as a technical specialist for global programs based in the U.S.

Mr. Abajobir holds a Masters in Public Health from the University of Leeds in the UK, a Diploma in Health Promotion from the University of Tampere in Finland, and a Bachelor of Science in Life Science from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.

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