Robert Tuala Tuala has more than two decades of health experience focusing on pharmaceutical system strengthening and supply chain management. He provides strategic vision and leadership for the implementation of MTaPS project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in various areas, including antimicrobial resistance (AMR), rational medicine use, Logistic Management Information System, standard treatment guidelines development, the establishment of the Drug and Therapeutics Committees, pharmacovigilance, and curriculum review and development, maternal-newborn and child health, family planning, tuberculosis, and others. Robert provided technical leadership and management support, which resulted in smooth implementation of the project’s activities in ten USAID-supported provinces in DRC under the former USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) project implemented by MSH. He also worked as Technical Director for the USAID-funded Global Health Supply Chain Technical Assistance (GHSC-TA) program.
Robert holds a bachelor of science pharmacy degree from the University of Kinshasa and a master of business administration from Management College of Southern Africa and completed many other post-graduate training programs, including a mini-master degree in Global Supply Chain Management.