Robert Tuala Tuala

Robert Tuala Tuala, MSH’s country director for the Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has more than 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical system strengthening and health supply chains. As MTaPS country director, he provides strategic vision and leadership in antimicrobial resistance, rational medicine use, logistic management information systems, standard treatment guidelines development, establishment of drug and therapeutics committees, pharmacovigilance, curriculum review and development, maternal-newborn and child health, family planning, and tuberculosis. Prior to joining MSH, he worked as Technical Director for the USAID-funded Global Health Supply Chain Technical Assistance (GHSC-TA) Program implemented by Chemonics International, and as Senior Technical Advisor and Provincial Coordinator for the former USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services program implemented by MSH. A pharmacist by profession, Tuala Tuala holds a master’s degree in business administration from Management College of Southern Africa, Johannesburg, and completed a post-graduate training program in global supply chain management at Arizona State University.