Senior Policy Advisor, Regional & Endemic Countries
Salimata joined Uniting to Combat NTDs in 2023 as a Senior Advocacy Advisor, Regional and Endemic Countries. She has a wealth of experience in NTDs and country engagement.
Prior to joining Uniting, Salimata was Sightsavers' Country Director in Senegal where she worked on eye health, trachoma elimination and inclusive education; ensuring children with disabilities access to school.
Salimata is coordinating the civil society working group on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Senegal and is member of the steering committee of the Global Forum Network on SDGs.