Pavel Moraru, a Moldovan citizen, oversees Sabin’s immunization policy and financing initiatives in Moldova. Moraru has more than 10 years of experience working with the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection, serving as a consultant for the Ministry’s legal department. He recently assisted in drafting Moldova’s 2016-2020 National Immunization Program Strategy and has worked with the World Bank and others to improve the delivery of medical services in the country. Moraru received a master’s degree in economic management from the Academy of Public Administration, Moldova, and a master’s degree in law from the State University of Moldova.
Eka Paatashvili, a Georgian citizen, is responsible for Sabin’s sustainable immunization financing project in Armenia, Georgia and Uzbekistan. A physician by training, Paatashvili previously worked in the Georgia Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs in the areas of program management and procurement, finance and budget reform, and regulatory affairs. From there, she earned an Executive Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University.