Cote d'Ivoire - Patricia N'Goran

Ms. Patricia N’Goran-Theckly

Adviser to the President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire and SUN Movement Executive Committee member (West & Central Africa Representative)
National Nutrition Council, Côte d’Ivoire
Côte d'Ivoire


Dr. Patricia Yoboue N'goran-Theckly is an advisor in nutrition, food and early childhood development at the presidency of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire. As such, she is SUN-CONNAPE Focal Point and Government Advisor to the Regional Centre of Excellence against Hunger and Malnutrition (CERFAM). She holds a doctorate in medicine, specializing in nutritional policies, health systems management and public health. In addition to her years of clinical practice experience in general medicine and pediatrics, she has accumulated 14 years in the field of nutrition.

Before her appointment to the Presidency of the Republic, she was Coordinator of the Permanent Technical Secretariat of the National Nutrition Council from 2016 to 2019, housed in the Prime Minister's office.