Meet UNICEF Representative a.i in Yemen Dr Sherin Varkey
Dr. Sherin is a medical doctor, specialized with an MD degree in Public Health and Nutrition and DNB degree in Preventive and Social Medicine. Dr. Sherin brings more than 16 years of experience of leading emergency and development programmes at national and international levels in a variety of settings in India, Timor-Leste, Ethiopia, Uganda, Iraq, DPR Korea, Afghanistan and Yemen.
Prior to his Representative a.i role, Dr Varkey was Team Leader of the Emergency Cash Transfer Programme, the largest cash transfer operation within UNICEF which reaches 9 million people, a third of the Yemeni population. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Representative for UNICEF Yemen and provided leadership for programmes for children in the critical areas of Health, Nutrition, Education, Child Protection, WASH.
Dr. Varkey has worked in strengthening social service systems by working with governments and a variety of stakeholders. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to significant pieces of research in the areas of Health and Nutrition systems and service delivery.
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