Chief of Party at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Master's DegreeAmerican University

United States


John Yanulis, MSc. has more than 25 years of experience designing, implementing and managing complex development programs in the areas of public health, HIV/AIDS, water and sanitation, school governance & community participation. John is currently the Chief of Party on the $90m USAID-funded ACCESS (Accessible Continuum of Care and Essential Services Sustained) Health Activity in Madagascar, leading a team of 600 staff to reduce maternal, neonatal and child mortality by strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Public Health to deliver essential services. Prior to ACCESS, John was the Chief of Party for a 5-year USAID/Madagascar-funded community-based Primary Health Care project, known as The USAID Mikolo Project. As a project manager, John has extensive in-country experience leading a variety of public health and education programs including as Country Director in Ghana and Egypt. He has extensive experience with USAID-funded programs including on the first Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival (BASICS) Project. He holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, has been a master trainer, team leader, coach, and systems developer working both in the US and in developing countries. He has designed and delivered organizational capacity assessments and training of trainers programs, developed participatory non-formal education training curricula, and re-organized work systems descriptions to more accurately reflect core functions within public health and education institutions. Mr. Yanulis began his career working as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zaire. He is also fluent in French.


  • reproductive health
  • events / training
  • education
  • development
  • systems
  • test
  • united states
  • egypt
  • madagascar
  • ghana
  • mali
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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