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Anna Vassall

Nov. 1, 2022

Professor Anna Vassall is a health economist with over 25 years of experience in economic analysis and research in low and middle income countries. She has extensive experience supporting national health planning and priority setting, aid effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness analysis in a wide range of low and middle income countries. She has directed European Community and World Bank funded health …

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Andrés Pichón Riviere

Feb. 1, 2023

Andres Pichon-Riviere is a Physician graduated from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He has a Master of Sciences in Clinical Epidemiology from Harvard University and a PhD in Public Health (UBA). He received training in disease modeling and economic evaluation methods at University or York and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Andres is the Executive Director …

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Edwine Barasa

Apr. 15, 2019

Dr. Edwine Barasa is the director of the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Nairobi programme in Kenya and also heads the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU) of the programme. He is a health economist and health financing specialist with 15 years of research, advisory, and practice experience in Kenya and in the broader Sub-Saharan African region. He has a PhD in health economics …

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Javier Guzman

Nov. 2, 2022

Javier Guzman is the Director of Global Health Policy and a Senior Policy Fellow at the Center for Global Development. Previously, he was the Technical Director of the USAID-funded Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), helping over 20 governments in Africa and Asia build their health system to ensure sustainable access to and …

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Justcie Nonvignon

Nov. 1, 2022

Justice Nonvignon is the Acting Head of the Health Economics Programme at the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), and an Associate Professor of Health Economics at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana. He has research interests in economic evaluation, health technology assessments, impact evaluation, health financing. Prof. Nonvignon is a past Chair …

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Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar

Feb. 1, 2023

Ane-Marthe received herPhD from the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, in 2015. Since then, She has worked as a researcher and research leader at NKVTS while also holding positions at the University of Oslo (post doc) and the University of Bergen (researcher and PhD supervisor). Her current positions are as senior researcher and principal investigator at the Norwegian Center …

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Peter Baker

Apr. 15, 2019

Peter Baker, Deputy Director, leads iDSI engagement in Eastern & Southern Africa but has oversight across the iDSI portfolio, driving our business development and funding strategy.

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Raphael Hurley

Raphael Hurley is the Senior Director for Health Financing at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, where he serves as strategic lead, supporting governments in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to undertake ambitious health financing reforms in pursuit of universal health coverage. His work focuses on building government capacity to set priorities, secure and manage funding from donors and increasingly from domestic …

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Rob Baltussen

Feb. 1, 2023

Prof. Rob Baltussen is an economist specialized in global health economics. His research focuses on the development of methods and tools for priority setting in health, to support Ministries of Health to make socially acceptable choices. For this, Baltussen integrates methods from various disciplines such as economics, ethic and decisions, which resulted in the development of ‘evidence-informed deliberative processes’ (EDPs). …