Victoria Mshiki

International Rescue Committee, Somalia

Steering Committee representative: Victoria  Mshiki, Senior Health and Nutrition Coordinator

Victoria  Mshiki is  the Head of health and Nutrition program in IRC Somalia  country Program ,a Registered  nurse  midwife with extensive experience in Public health  and programme management  with  over  12 + years’ experience in  humanitarian  sector with  progressive experience in designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of public health programs at the International, national and local levels in Kenya , Ghana, Somalia, South Sudan  and  Ethiopia  with interest in Designing Planning  and Research.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. The IRC is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in London, Geneva, Washington, Brussels, Nairobi, and Amman, staffed with regional program managers and technical advisors. The Organization has programming in over 40 countries – with more than 10,000 medical and public health personnel, as well as senior-level managers. IRC currently has established country programs in 14 of the 20 GAVI Tier 1 and Tier 2 countries: Nigeria, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Kenya, Uganda, DRC, Afghanistan, Chad, Niger, Somalia, Myanmar, South Sudan, CAR and Yemen. Technical IRC field staff are based within national, district and local-level offices within each country, further increasing IRC’s geographic presence and collaboration with Ministries of Health (MoHs). Health is the IRC’s largest program, accounting for 45% of the programming budget and serving over 16 million people worldwide. IRC health programs cover a range of fields, specifically: primary health care including child health (with particular focus on immunization & nutrition), environmental health, and reproductive health, as well as emergency preparedness & response, epidemiology, pharmaceutical management, and health information management and health systems strengthening.