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Announcement of Country Director, Ipas Nepal

We are delighted to announce the confirmation of Mr. Jagadishwor Ghimire as Ipas Nepal’s Country Director. Jagadish has been contributing to Ipas Nepal for last 3 years in capacity of Deputy Country Director and Acting Country Director. Jagadish comes to Ipas Nepal with more than 17 years of experience in the public health sector in Nepal including senior leadership roles, and a deep commitment to Ipas’s mission of supporting women and girls for the improved sexual and reproductive health and rights through enhanced access to and use of safe abortion and contraceptive care.

His engagement before joining Ipas Nepal was with UNFPA Nepal as a Family Planning Advisor. Prior to that, he worked with CARE Nepal as Health Program Coordinator focusing on SRHR and GBV including SRHR in the emergency; with Family Planning Association of Nepal/IPPF as a Chief of Party for USAID’s Support for International Family Planning Organizations (SIFPO 2) Project; with Population Services International (PSI)/Nepal as a Head of Program Implementation (Sr. Manager), and other similar positions. Jagadish holds a master’s in public health (MPH) and Master of Arts in Sociology from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal and currently pursuing his PhD at University of Cyberjaya, Malaysia.

We believe his leadership, expertise and immense experience will further strengthen Ipas Nepal team to continue our support to the reproductive justice of women and girls in Nepal.

Please join us in congratulating Jagadish in his new role.