CAP-TB Team

The prime cooperating agency for the CAP-TB Project is FHI 360. CAP-TB's work is made possible by a team of professionals in China, Myanmar, and Thailand:

Jackie McPherson

CAP-TB Chief of Party
Regional Director, FHI 360 APRO

Jackie is Regional Director of FHI’s Asia Pacific Regional Office in Bangkok and the Chief of Party for the USAID CAP-TB project. She previously served as FHI’s Country Director for Nepal. A specialist in in behavior change communication and qualitative research, Jackie has also worked in the administration of MPH programs. Jackie speaks English, Nepali, Armenian, and basic Thai.

Lauren Bader

Regional Program Manager, CAP-TB

Li Ling

Country Program Manager
Kunming, China

Li Ling has worked in public health in China for eighteen years, focusing on HIV and tuberculosis prevention, treatment and care. She was born in Kunming City, which is well known as the “Spring City” -- The temperature is always pleasant no matter when you visit. Before she became the China program manager for CAP-TB, she was a senior technical officer focusing on Behavior Change Communication, HIV Testing, and counseling. Li Ling has a son, 18, and she loves dogs.

Charles Xu Zhixiang

Program Officer
Kunming, China

Charles, Zhixiang Xu, has more than ten years' experience in community-based development projects, mostly focusing on HIV/AIDS among at-risk populations such as female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and PLHIV. He believes that communities have the capacity to respond and change to improve our lives. Charles is interested in issues of gender and sexuality. He is a gourmand and a chef who loves cooking Southeast Asian food.

Anny Xinru Zhao

Program Officer
Kunming, China

Anny, Xinru Zhao, has a special interest in HIV & AIDS. Prior to joining FHI, Anny worked extensively in all aspects of harm reduction, especially in the control of HIV from illicit drug use. She has worked in program management and cross-border engagement with government health practitioners, INGOs and NGOs in Southeast Asian countries. Anny also has experience in advocacy and working with communities of people living with HIV to develop self-help and support networks in Yunnan. She will now use her expertise from the HIV world to enrich our TB team.

Wang Kai

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Kunming, China

Wang Kai has worked in monitoring and evaluation in public health for six years. He has conducted quantitative and qualitative research, is experienced in running management information systems, and is interested in applying strategic information as evidence for program decisions. Wang Kai enjoys watching drama and movies, playing Mahjong with friends, traveling, and raising dogs.

Ge Ya

Finance and Admin Officer
Kunming, China

Ge Ya has 11 years of experience working for international NGOs and foreign companies in financial management,  contract management, procurement, HR, and office operations. Before joining CAP-TB, she served for the Yunnan Environmental Development and Poverty Reduction Program, funded by DFID, and the IMPACT program, funded by USAID. Ge Ya greatly enjoys NGO work and is excited to devote herself to the field. She has many broad interests, including cooking, reading, and dancing.

Xiaoyan Chen

Admin and Finance Assistant

Veena (May) Cute-ngarmpring

Senior Program Officer, CAP-TB

Mayuree (Lek) Jenchiewchan

Senior Finance Officer, Operations Management

Francil Kaemala

Program Officer, CAP-TB Papua New Guinea

Francil is a Health Extension Officer with over 6 years of experience on susceptible TB in PNG as a Clinician and then transitioned to program coordination. She is now a Program Officer for CAP-TB PNG. She is married and has a beautiful 3 year old son.

Zhong Li

Senior Program Officer, CAP-TB

Phayvieng (Chou) Philakone

Program Manager, CAP-TB Laos

Lisa Stevens

Scientist, Global Health, Population and Nutrition (GHPN)

Lisa brings eighteen years of global experience in infectious disease, primarily TB and HIV to the CAP-TB team. She is passionate about providing quality prevention, treatment and care to those struggling for access. Although originally from California, she has lived outside of the US for all of this century calling Botswana, Nepal, Bangladesh and now Thailand home. Her greatest achievements are her two amazing daughters.

Daniel Adem Tesfaye

Country Director, CAP-TB Papua New Guinea

Duanne Punpiputt

Country Program Manager
Bangkok, Thailand

Duanne has 10 years of experience in health and development programming, mainly related to sexual and reproductive health and rights, as well as Avian Influenza. Travelling and exercise have been an important part of Duanne’s life, and have provided motivation and built stamina that enable her to perform better at work and in life.