Graça Machel, new PMNCH Board Chair


The Chair of the PMNCH Board is Mrs Graça Machel, who assumed the position of Chair in April 2013.

A renowned international advocate for women’s and children’s rights, Machel has served as the first Education Minister of Mozambique, and as past Chair of the GAVI Alliance board. Her contributions to the Africa Progress Panel and the UN Secretary-General’s Millennium Development Goals Advocacy Group are widely noted.


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