Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet to Chair PMNCH Board

12 JANUARY 2018

We are thrilled to announce that H.E. Ms Michelle Bachelet Jeria, President of the Republic of Chile has accepted the role as our new Board Chair. Ms Bachelet is a long-time advocate for the rights of women and children in Latin America and holds a Medical Degree with a specialization in Surgery, Paediatrics and Public Health. She became Chile's first female president in 2006 and was the first Executive Director of UN Women in New York (2011-2013). She is currently a co-chair of the High-Level Steering Group for Every Woman Every Child. President Bachelet will take up the Chair for PMNCH in April, joining us for our next board meeting expected in June 2018.