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Dr. Martina Lukong Baye

Coordinator of the National Multisector Program to Combat Maternal, Newborn & Child Mortality

Ministry of Health

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Dr. Martina Lukong Baye (MD, MPH) is a physician specialized in Public Health and is greatly interested and involved in the promotion of maternal and child health in her country, Cameroon, and beyond. In line with this, during her term on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) as representative of Cameroon (2011 -2014), she strongly advocated for the adoption of the Every Newborn Action Plan. She is currently the national coordinator of the multisector program to combat maternal, newborn and child mortality in Cameroon. In this capacity, she piloted the development of the RMNCAH investment case within the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman Every Child Initiative and is following up its implementation.