Head of DNDi Japan
Kaori Nakatani joined DNDi in January 2020 as Head of DNDi Japan.
Kaori started her career in a non-profit organization, managing development programmes in East Africa. Since then and for the last 20 years, Kaori worked for UNAIDS, UNDP, and JICA, focusing on public health and universal coverage. Kaori has gathered an extensive knowledge of strategic health programmes. She established and maintained strong partnerships with government, civil society, and the private sector in Japan, as well as in Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Zambia, and Jamaica.
Kaori holds a Bachelor of International Politics and Economics from Nishogakusha University and Master’s degree from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
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