Mr. Gabriel Daniel

Gabriel Daniel (aka: Aklile G. Giorgis) is a development/pharmaceutical management systems and services specialist with over 40 years of global experience residing in the USA. His technical areas of expertise include pharmaceutical management, primary health care, HIV/AIDS, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), micro-enterprise development, post-Ebola pharmaceutical systems recovery. Gabriel worked for over fifteen years as Principal Technical Advisor/Country Strategic Lead for pharmaceutical projects of management sciences for health (MSH), based in Arlington, Virginia, USA. Prior to joining MSH in 2002, Gabriel worked for over 20 years at Africare, International Rescue Committee (IRC) and International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC/Sudan Aid), where he provided leadership and technical assistance in community development, health and refugee/displaced persons programs in several African countries. Gabriel established the Sierra Leone and Ghana Africare country offices in 1986 and 1998 respectively and served as their resident country representative. Gabriel also established the Ethiopia MSH operations in 2003 which implemented the USAID funded PEPFAR HIV/AIDS and PMI malaria programs. In the early 1980s, Gabriel was a member of the team that designed and managed the IRC refugee relief, rehabilitation, and income generation projects in Eastern Sudan. His work in Ethiopia in the late 1970s included representing the Ethiopian government in high-level technical delegations to over a dozen European countries and China; heading a hospital pharmacy; and reorganizing the national pharmaceutical supply system; as well as practice in private pharmacies. He has served on expert panels of the United States Pharmacopea (USP) and as a member of the non-government development organizations (NGDOs) involved in river blindness management; authored several papers on various topics; published a four-language phrase book; and conducted several project designs, implementations, evaluations and developed health related training manuals. Gabriel has traveled and provided technical assistance to over twenty countries in Africa and Asia. Gabriel holds a BPharm degree from the School of Pharmacy from the then Haile Selassie I University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and a Masters in International Administration (MIA) degree from the School for International Training (SIT) in Brattleboro, Vermont/USA.