Dr. Kawa Tong

Health Manager, CARE, South Sudan

Dr. Kawa Tong is the Health and Nutrition Manager at CARE South Sudan. She holds a master’s degree in international public health from Leeds university in the UK and a health science degree from the University of Khartoum. She has over 9 years of experience in international development working with organizations like Norwegians People’s Aid, Save the Children, USAID and CARE. She is the deputy chair of the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) and formerly co-chaired South Sudan Reproductive Health Forum. She negotiated the Multi donor Trust Fund (MDTF) that resulted in NPA acquiring $5 M for provision of BPHSP for two states post. Dr. Kawa is a member of national COVID-19 steering committee.