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Advisory Director | Trinidad and Tobago
Jacqueline Sharpe was elected as IPPF President/Chairperson of Governing Council for two 3-year terms from 2005 to 2011. She was also the Chairperson of the Board for IPPF/WHR and the President of the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT), where she currently serves on the Board as an advisory director.
Dr. Sharpe is a consulting child and adolescent psychiatrist with the Ministry of Health of Trinidad and Tobago and an associate lecturer in psychiatry with the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the West Indies. She has been associated with FPATT for twenty-two years and is recognized as a leading figure in the field of family planning and sexual and reproductive health in the region.
Dr. Sharpe has had the distinction of being selected for several Prime Ministerial and Cabinet appointments in Trinidad and has served as a consultant and advisor to Pan American Health Organization, UNICEF, and UNDCIP. She is a committed champion of optimum sexual, emotional, and psychological health for all at interpersonal, regional, and international levels.