Board members and Management


Dr. Asrat Mengiste (MD,MPH)

LF-Podo Advisor at CDT Africa, AAU - NaPAN Board Chair person


Professor Gail Davey ( MRCP,MRCGP,Msc,MD) -

Professor of Global health Epidemiology and Executive Director of International Podoconiosis Initiative - Advisor to NaPAN.


Mr. Abebe Kelemework

Podo Program Manager, IOCC

NaPAN Vice Board Chair 


Mr. Belete  Megnistu

Programme Manager, RTI-Ethiopia
 - NaPAN Board Member 


Dr. Zewidie  Aderaw

Lecturer in Debremarkos University 
 – NaPAN Board Member


Dr. Kebede Deribe

Regional Director, CIFF 

NaPAN Board Member

 Mr. Abebe  Belay
 – NaPAN Board Member



Mr. Fikre Hailekiros (MSC, MPH)

 Executive Director


 Mr. Woinu Lema Kidane
 Finance and Admin Head




Our Vision: To see Ethiopia free of podoconiosis

Our Mission: To coordinate and standardize efforts for the elimination of podoconiosis, to build the capacity of members and other stakeholders, and to support research for evidence based interventions.