Laila Akhlaghi

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Senior Technical Advisor, International

Washington, DC

Laila Akhlaghi joined JSI in 2010 and now serves as the senior technical advisor for the Family Planning Access Programs. Working with organizations like USAID, UNFPA, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Laila is known for her ability to synthesize information and clearly communicate complex subjects to facilitate decision-making. Previously with Management Sciences for Health, Laila oversaw the development of Quantimed a pharmaceutical forecasting tool; with the Department of Health and Human Services, she administered the 340B Prime Vendor program; and she began her career as an executive resident in association management. She has worked in over 20 countries across Africa and Asia to provide pharmaceutical system strengthening and forecasting and supply planning technical assistance. Laila received her doctor of pharmacy and masters in public administration from the University of Kentucky, her MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management from MIT. She is APICS certified and licensed to practice in the state of Virginia.

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