Dr Sisay Sinamo Boltena

Senior Program Manager at Seqota Declaration Federal Program Delivery Unit, Ethiopia

    Dr. Boltena is the Senior Program Manager at Seqota Declaration (SD) Federal Program Delivery Unit in the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in Ethiopia where he provides Technical Assistance (TA) through Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM). He is responsible for technical and administrative leadership for the Federal and two Regional Program Delivery Units where nine sector ministries implement the Seqota Declaration Innovation Phase. Seqota Declaration is the Ethiopian government commitment to end stunting among children under 2 years by 2030. Dr. Sisay holds a doctorate Degree in Medicine from Addis Ababa University Medical Faculty and Master of Public Health degree and PhD in Public Health Nutrition from University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He has a broad range of over 19 years international experiences in the field of developmental and emergency health and nutrition multi-country programs and program leadership across 26 countries in Africa. Dr. Sisay is ANLPer of the 2012 and Secretary General for Africa Nutrition Society since December 2020.