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Type of expert: Individual
First Name Boris
Last Name Gilca
Sector of Activity Public Sector
Primary Field of Expertise Sustainable development
Years of Expertise
  • >7
Employment Availability
  • Part-time
  • Long-term
Geographic Experience / Focus
  • Europe
  • Caucasus and Central Asia
Gender Male
Second and Third Field
  • Sustainable development
  • Equal rights and anti-discrimination
  • Humanitarian assistance and crisis response
Sustainable development
  • Healthcare
  • Social policies
Equal rights and anti-discrimination
  • Women and gender equality
  • Mental health and people with disabilities
Humanitarian assistance and crisis response
  • Humanitarian relief, civil emergency, crisis response
Countries you have worked in Moldova, Kosovo, Uzbekistan, Tadjikistan, Kazahstan; good knowledge of EECA region
Job Title Chief of Staff and State Counselor on Health and Social Affairs
Employer Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Social Affairs / Government of the Republic of Moldova
Sector of Activity Public Sector
Other Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Russian
English Professional Fluency
French Limited Knowledge
Russian Professional Fluency
Papers / Articles Published

Articles and Performance Appraisals available on request.

Flagship Projects

"UN Partnership Framework 2013-2017 (for Moldova)
UNFPA Country Programs 2007-2012 and 2013-2017 (for Moldova)"

Additional info about your experience and skills

"Almost 30 years of professional experience in Public Health and Social Affairs. Worked on long-term social policies/strategies/projects with UN agencies (UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF, WHO, UNHCR, UNAIDS, UN Women, IOM, ILO, UNECE, UNDESA), INIA, IPPF, USAID, AIHA, EngenderHealth (AVSC International), JHPIEGO, Population Institute, OSCE, EPF, ECCA, Charles University (Prague), bilateral donors.
Career Highlights:
- Leadership and coordination for main Social and Population policies development (Dezinstitutionalisation and Community care services, Disability and Social Inclusion, Programme for Demographic Security, Road Map on Ageing, Pension Reform and Social Security, Family Policy, RH Strategy, Youth Strategy etc.)
- Setting up Moldova’s National Commission for Population and Development
- Establishment of Moldova’s Parliamentarian Group on Population and Development
- Population Census in Moldova (2004 and (14)
- Set up UNFPA Office in Moldova and gradual development of the UNFPA Porgrammes and One UN Partnership Framework
- Design and implementation of the Master Programme on Population and Development at Academy of Economics and the Master Programme on Family Policies at the State University of Moldova
- Design and development of the national network of 54 Family Planning/Reproductive Health cabinets
- Design and development of RH Centers of Excellence
- Support to the Humanitarian Assistance /natural disasters management in Moldova: drought 2007, floods 2009-2010, including RH Emergency kits delivery
- Improving the professional capacity of public and academic staff concerned demographic research and establishment of partnership and cooperation between academia institutions subordinate.

Specialties: Overall Social Affairs, Public Health programs design, implementation, management, oversight; research, monitoring, evaluation as well needs assessment in the area; BCC materials and training curricula development; team building and partnership management.

Trainer / Facilitator including TOT for RH/FP/YFS, Patient Rights programs and communication; Contraceptive Technology etc."

Managerial Experience Yes
Years of Managerial Experience 30
Trainings A large number of UN trainings in area cof Population and Development, Reproductive Health, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Youth Development, Communication etc. Certificates available upon request.
Other Professional Certificates Master International Affairs - 2001; PhD - 2006; Ob/Gyn doctor - 1989;
Degree Awarded Post-doctoral
Area of Study Population and Development / Social Policies
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