Ekaterine Pestvenidze, MD, MS, PhD

National Program Coordinator


Dr. Ekaterine Pestvenidze is a public health professional with over 20 years of experience in development programs management and cooperation with global public health leaders. Ekaterine is a medical doctor with a master’s degree in public health/epidemiology and a doctoral degree in reproductive health. She possesses substantial experience in providing technical expertise support to the UN international public health agencies (i.e., WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF), in providing advisory support to ministries of health, in designing and executing national health system reforms, policy documents, national-level strategies, establishing strong interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration with donors, academic institutions, local governments, and civil society. Ekaterine deeply understands major trends, practices, and challenges in public health and overall health system management and delivery.