How to use WHO Guidelines and Tools with Service Delivery HIPs

On December 2nd, 2020, IBP HIPs Task Team sponsored a webinar: How to use WHO Guidelines and Tools with Service Delivery HIPs. Download the webinar presentations.

Presenters: (see bios below)

  • Nandita Thatte, Moderator, WHO/IBP Network
  • James Kiarie, Presenter, WHO
  • Lucy Wilson, Presenter, Rising outcomes
  • Stembile Mugore, Presenter, Intrahealth International


Nandita Thatte, Moderator

Nandita leads the WHO/IBP Secretariat based in Geneva. Her current portfolio includes institutionalizing the role of WHO/IBP to support dissemination, implementation, and scale up of WHO guidelines and strengthening the linkages between IBP partners and WHO researchers to inform new areas for implementation research. Prior to joining WHO, Nandita was a Technical Advisor in the Office of Population and Reproductive Health at USAID where she supported programs in West Africa, Haiti and Mozambique. She has a DrPH in Prevention and Community Health from the George Washington University School of Public Health.

James Kiarie

Dr James N. Kiarie is Head of the Contraception and Fertility Care Unit, WHO Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research. Dr Kiarie qualified as an obstetrician gynecologist in 1992. Prior to joining WHO in December 2014, he was an Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Nairobi, and a Consultant Obstetrician Gynecologist in Kenyatta National Hospital. Dr Kiarie has over 20 years of experience in teaching, clinical practice and research in the field of reproductive health, focusing on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and family planning.

Lucy Wilson

Lucy Wilson has over 15 years of experience in sexual and reproductive health programs, research, and policy. As an independent consultant, her goal is to advance the health and rights of women and girls by providing support to nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations, funders, and social enterprises. Lucy’s work involves monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning and implementation, evidence-based programs, communications, and advocacy. Her consultancy is Rising Outcomes (

Stembile Mugore

Stembile “Tembi” Mugore is a nurse, midwife and public health professional with extensive experience and professional expertise in policy, strategy development, clinical service delivery strengthening, health systems strengthening, integration of maternal, neonatal and child health, family planning, and HIV and AIDS. Tembi has provided technical assistance and built capacity for improvements in programming,
development of service delivery guidelines, pre- and in-service training, performance, and quality improvement systems. She has worked for IntraHealth International in senior technical advisory capacities for over twenty years, in East, West and Southern Africa, Asia and global projects. Years before task shifting was formally documented, she led introduction of task shifting for insertion and removal of Norplant and treatment of complications of incomplete abortion for nurses and midwives and provision of injectable contraceptives DMPA-IM and selected maternal health tasks to Nursing Assistants in Uganda resulting in additions to scopes of practice for nurses and midwives and policies.