Our People

OUR LEADERSHIP

Founder-President

Pape Gaye

Pape Amadou Gaye, MBA President Emeritus, IntraHealth International Founder, the Baobab Institute Pape Gaye is a native of Senegal and a lifelong advocate for family planning, the global health workforce, and access to health care for all...

Global Partnership

Huguette Diakabana

Huguette Diakabana is an experienced system-level change agent with a demonstrated history of working with international organizations and governments. She is passionate about fostering collaboration and expanding access to valuable and impactfu...

Global Communications

Mariam Bagayoko

Multilingual communications professional Mariam Bagayoko brings more than 20 years of experience in the international development and non-profit sectors to the table. Working in French, English, and Spanish, Mariam writes, translates, and edits, a...

Senior Advisor Finance/Operations

Amadou Bassirou Sar

Graduated from the Centre of Diplomatic and Strategic Studies (CEDS) of Paris, in 2000;  Higher Diploma Specialised Studies in Law and Economics in the Banking Industry – from University of Paris 1 “LA SORBONNE”, in 1978;  Received a Bac...

Our Board of directors

Founder-President

Pape Gaye

Pape Amadou Gaye, MBA President Emeritus, IntraHealth International Founder, the Baobab Institute Pape Gaye is a native of Senegal and a lifelong advocate for family planning, the global health workforce, and access to health care for all...

Fatimata Sy

Fatimata Sy is the former Director of the Coordination Unit for the Ouagadougou Partnership, a collaboration between nine Francophone West African governments; private, government, and multilateral donors; and countless civil society organizations...

Dr. Marie Diara

Dr. Marie Diara is a consultant pharmacist with extensive experience in long-term care, acute rehab, subacute care, and senior leaving. In her practice, Dr. Diara specializes in geriatrics, antimicrobial stewardship, deprescribing of medications, ...

Dr Cheick Oumar Touré

Dr. Touré is IntraHealth Mali’s Country Director and Associate Regional Director for West Africa. He is a global health leader with more than 20 years of experience managing health systems strengthening and service delivery projects funded by USAI...

Toyin Saraki

Philanthropist and tireless long-term advocate for women’s and children’s health and empowerment, Mrs. Toyin Saraki is the Founder and President of The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA). Through WBFA and working with a broad range of partners suc...

As Sy

As Sy is a Senegalese humanitarian aid expert who served as the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) from 2014 to 2019. Prior to his leadership role at the IFRC, As Sy was UNICEF’s Dir...