Dr Margaret Agama-Anyetei

Head of the Health, Nutrition and Population Division Africa Union

Dr Margaret Agama-Anyetei is the Head of the Health, Nutrition and Population Division of the African Union Department for Social Affairs. A senior medical doctor with specialty in clinical and neuro-psychology, she has extensive experience working with marginalized and vulnerable populations particularly women and children and key populations in conflict and humanitarian settings. She has wide management and field experience in various national, regional and international settings.

She has a very strong clinical and advocacy background in the area of HIV and AIDS. She has also worked in areas of Health policy development, Advocacy and Policy and Strategic development in the areas of HIV/AIDS and in the integration of Gender, HIV and AIDS and Sexual and Reproductive Health. Over the past 30 years she has held several managerial positions at national level, within the UN system and at the African Union Commission.