Dr. Norbert Coulibaly has joined the UNFPA West and Central Africa regional office as Technical Specialist of Family planning and Reproductive Health Commodity Security (FP/RHCS) since March 2016. Dr. Norbert Coulibaly began his career with the Ministry of Health in Burkina Faso at the district level before being appointed as Regional Director of Health for the Central East Region. During the 16 years (1993 to 2009) he worked at the Ministry of Health, he acquired solid experience in Health development, Management of health programs and Strengthening Health systems. Most recently, Dr. Coulibaly worked for the UNFPA Country Office of Burkina Faso, first as RHCS Program Officer from 2009 to 2014, then as Program Analyst Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP) from March 2014 to February 2016. In the last seven years with that team, he devoted himself to securing RH commodities in Burkina Faso and to reviving the National Family Planning Program with significant results in the five priority intervention areas namely: Advocacy and Policy dialogue, Provision of quality RH/FP services, Demand creation in FP, Strengthening Logistic Management Information System (LMIS), and Partnership, Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation. Dr. Coulibaly earned a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology from Université Laval, Quebec, Canada and a Doctor of Medicine from Université de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.