Dr. Joseph Komwihangiro
Senior Country Director
Dr. Joseph Komwihangiro (MD) is a Public Health Specialist, with more than 20 years of experience in organizational development and governance, program portfolio development and management, staff development and leadership, and management of donor-funded programs, with 13 years of senior leadership in INGOs.
A results-oriented leader, he combines his extensive knowledge of health development matters related to policy, government reforms, health systems strengthening, strategic planning with his expertise in implementation of health service delivery programs to deliver programs on-time, within budget, and with technical excellence. With demonstrated experience of implementing programs funded by multiple donors and UN Organizations, he also brings strong relationships and reputation with the Government of Tanzania, key health donors and stakeholders.
At Pathfinder, he is responsible for organizational leadership and management of a portfolio with 81 full-time staff and an annual budget of $ 5+Million funded by multiple donors.
Dr. Komwihangiro is Doctor of Medicine (MD) and holds an MPH, MBA, and a PGD in Poverty Policy Analysis. He is also a Commonwealth Professional Fellow in International Mother & Child Health.
He respects and promotes human rights and gender equality; he works well in multicultural set-up and embraces diversity. He speaks Kiswahili, English and Hungarian languages.
Pathfinder International Tanzania
Pathfinder International is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. As a global health organization with locally led, community-driven programs, we support women to make their own reproductive health decisions.