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K. Karsor Kollie

K. Karsor Kollie

Organisation: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Liberia

Role: Director of the Non Communicable and Neglected Tropical Disease Program

K. Karsor Kollie, PA, BSc, MPH is the Program Director of the Neglected Tropical and Non Communicable disease Program in the Ministry of Health in Monrovia, Liberia. Mr. Kollie is a Physician Assistant, received his BSc in economics from the University of Liberia. He then received his MPH from the James P. Grants school of Public Health, BRAC University Dhaka, BD and Cuttington University Graduate School in Liberia. Mr. Kollie has experience in community based strategic planning programs including preventive chemotherapy, coordinating monitoring and evaluation systems across a range of diseases, and is making significant progress in operational research. He has managed projects with grants for LSTM/FPSU, COUNTDOWN LSTM/DFID, APOC/WHO, Sightsavers, and Medical Assistant Program International (MAP) with effect:hope, ALM. He has led the establishment of first post war integrated NTDs program and sustained partnerships among multi-sector local and international organizations.