Dr. Mercy Ahun
Special Representative for GAVI Eligible Countries.
Dr Mercy Ahun is the Special Representative for GAVI Eligible Countries. Her work spans strategic support to key GAVI countries, especially Nigeria, as well as advocating and communicating programme results to donors and other GAVI Alliance partners. She was formerly responsible for GAVI's Country Support team with oversight responsibility for supporting GAVI eligible countries to implement the introduction of new and under-used vaccines and strengthen health systems. Dr Ahun was the EPI Manager in Ghana and led the introduction of pentavalent vaccine in Ghana in 2002. She has more than 20 years experience working in policy development and implementation of integrated health services and immunization programs in developing countries. She is a medical doctor with a postgraduate degree in Tropical Paediatrics.