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About Our Team

The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) is a diverse, global community of practitioners and policymakers dedicated to the vision of health for all.

Our country-led and country-driven approach succeeds as the result of highly engaged members and partners.

STEERING GROUP
COUNTRY CORE GROUP LEADS
NETWORK MANAGER
TECHNICAL FACILITATORS
PARTNERS

STEERING GROUP

Adolfo Martinez Valle

Steering Group Co-Convener; Director General, Performance Evaluation, Ministry of Health, Mexico

Abdelouahab Belmadani

Directeur, Direction de la Planification et des Ressources Financières, Ministère de la Santé, Morocco

Dr. Bocar Daff

Directeur Général, l’Agence de la Couverture Maladie Universelle, Senegal

Isabella Maina

Member of the UHC coordination department and Head of Health financing division

Ebrahim Al Nawakhtha

Secretary General, Supreme Council of Health, Bahrain

Ethan Wong

Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

John Ryu

Commissioner, Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, South Korea

Kamiar Khajavi

Executive Director, Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage

Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby

Steering Group Co-Convener; Acting Chief Executive, National Health Insurance Scheme, Ghana

Shahadt Hossain Mahmud

Mizan Kiros

Modupe Ogundimu

Steering Group Convener; Head of Special Services, National Health Insurance Scheme, Nigeria

Nishant Jain

Deputy Programme Director, Social Protection Section, GIZ, India

Randa Hamadeh

Head, Social Health Services & PHC Department, Ministry of Public Health, Lebanon

Somil Nagpal

Senior Health Specialist, World Bank; Health Finance initiative

Tsolmongerel Tsilaajav

Health Economist and Policy Expert; Former Director of Policy and Planning, Ministry of Health, Mongolia

Viktoria Rabovskaja

Health Financing Advisor, GIZ, Germany

Country Core Group Leads

Abdallah Sid Ahmed Osman Elhag

Public Health Institute Director; Ministry of Health, Sudan

Adolfo Martinez Valle

Steering Group Co-Convener; Director General, Performance Evaluation, Ministry of Health, Mexico

Ali Ghufron Mukti

Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia

Dr. Bocar Daff

Directeur Général, l’Agence de la Couverture Maladie Universelle, Senegal 

Datuk Dr. Rohaizat

Director of Planning Division; Ministry of Health, Malaysia

Dr. Nneka Orji

Senior Health Economist; Department of Health Planning Research and Statistics, Ministry of Health, Nigeria

Dr. Sissi Odile Dakouo Kone

Director of Social Action Division; National Directorate of Protection and Social Solidarity, Ministry of Health, Mali

Isabella Maina

Member of the UHC coordination department and Head of Health financing division

Alok Saxena

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India

Dr. Israel Pargas

Senior Vice President, Health Finance Policy Sector, PhilHealth, Philippines

Dr. Zakir Hussain

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh

John Ryu

Commissioner, Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, South Korea

Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby

Steering Group Co-Convener; Acting Chief Executive, National Health Insurance Scheme, Ghana

Mideksa Adugna

Resource Mobilization Acting Director; Ministry of Health, Ethiopia

Dr. Phuong Nguyen Khanh

 Head of Health Economics Department; Health Strategy and Policy Institute, Vietnam

Roland Yarsieh Kesselly

Director of Health Financing; Ministry of Health, Liberia

Tumurtogoo Dorjgochoo

Mongolia

Network Manager

Kamiar Khajavi

Executive Director, Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage

Sara Wilhelmsen

Technical Initiatives Manager

Maeve Conlin

M&E and QA Senior Advisor

Fouzilla Sebbak

Grants Coordinator

Ana Caruso

Member and Country Support Officer

Greg Olson

KM and Communications Specialist

Technical Facilitators

Amanda Glassman

Executive Vice President, Center for Global Development; Health Finance initiative

Agnes Munyua

Senior Program Officer, Results for Development; Provider-Payment Mechanisms initiative

Allyson English

Senior Program Associate, Results for Development; Provider-Payment Mechanisms initiative

Aditi Nigam

Health Financing Specialist, World Bank; Domestic Resource Mobilization collaborative

Asaf Bitton

Executive Director, Ariadne Labs; Service Delivery and Quality including PHC initiative

Anna Shaw

Communications Associate, Center of Digital Excellence; Information Environment and Other Cross-cutting initiative

Ajay Tandon

Senior Economist, World Bank; Health Finance initiative

Caren Althauser

Independent Consultant; Information Environment and Other Cross-cutting initiative

Maria Eugenia Bonilla Chacin

Lead Economist, World Bank

Cheryl Cashin

Managing Director, Results for Development; Provider-Payment Mechanisms initiative

Danielle Bloom

Senior Health Financing Specialist, World Bank; Health Finance initiative

Hannah Ratcliffe

Research Specialist, Ariadne Labs; Service Delivery and Quality including PHC initiative

Henok Yemane

Program Manager, Results for Development; Provider-Payment Mechanisms initiative

Jeanna Holtz

Health Financing Director, SHOPS Plus; Private Sector Engagement exchange

Jerry La Forgia

Chief Technical Officer and Founding Director, Aceso Global; Population Targeting initiative

Kamaliah Noh

Associate Professor, Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences, Malaysia; Provider-Payment Mechanisms initiative

Dr. Kalipso Chalkidou

 Director of Global Health Policy and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; Health Finance initiative

Lisa Hirschhorn

 Director; Implementation and Improvement Science Platform, Northwestern University; Service Delivery and Quality initiative

Lydia Ndebele

Knowledge Management Analyst, World Bank; Health Finance initiative

Ndiangui Joseph Githinji

Health Management Consultant

Rachel Rosen DeLong

Associate, Health Finance and Economics, Abt Associates; Private Sector Engagement exchange

Reem Hafez

Senior Economist, World Bank; Health Finance initiative

Somil Nagpal

Senior Health Specialist, World Bank; Health Finance initiative

Trudy Bearden

Senior Consultant, Qualis Health; Person-Centered Integrated Care initiative

Y-Ling Chi

Professor, Imperial College; Health Finance initiative

Partners

Qualis Health USA

Abt Associates

ACCESS Health International

Aceso Global

Ariadne Labs

Center for Global Development

Harmonization for Health in Africa

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

International Decision Support Initiative

Japan International Cooperation Agency

Management Sciences for Health

NICE International

PATH

PharmAccess

Results for Development Institute

USAID Health Finance and Governance Project