Dr Mohamed Foh is a seasoned public health professional, nutritionist and food scientist currently working with Montrose as a Technical Lead for UNICEF’s Vitamin A and Deworming programme in Sierra Leone.
He has over 20 years’ experience working at both national and international levels, including several large government, UN and other human development programmes within the context of multi-sector coordination, advocacy, health, food and nutrition security, child survival and development, social protection and human capacity development.
Dr Foh is an expert in current global nutrition trends such as integrated/community-based management of acute malnutrition, first 1,000 days of life, scaling-up nutrition and essential nutrition action. He led the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement (2013-2019), under the superintendence of the Office of the Vice President.
He is competent in developing staff and international organisations in programme design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation of complex emergency situations and emergency nutrition interventions in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Ethiopia (inclusive of the Somali Region), Botswana, Malawi, and Eritrea. He is experienced in engaging and coordinating SUN networks, negotiating with regional and local partners, developing robust scaled-up health and nutrition policies and multi-sector plans, developing and conducting countrywide health and nutrition assessments, project/proposal writing, and fundraising for development initiatives.
He has a PhD in Food Science and Technology from Jiangnan (Southern) University, China, an MSc in Nutrition and Dietetic from Njala University, Sierra Leone, and a BSc in Public Health from Madison University, USA.