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Dr. Yahya Ipuge

Board Chairperson
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A Tanzanian Health Systems Planning and Organization advisor with 30 years of experience in all aspects of healthcare (service delivery, academics and research) in Tanzania. Over 15 years of senior-level management experience of public health and Disease control programs (Tuberculosis/Leprosy, HIV/AIDS, Malaria), access to medicines, health sector reforms, Diagnostic Service and Health Care Equipment, integration of health service delivery); health information systems, star rating assessment of primary health care facilities and Research translation to policy and service delivery practice. Specific experience in improving health sector performance through results based financing and other performance-based approaches such as World Bank's Performance for Results (PforR), Performance based-funding for health sector (both in country Health Basket Fund (HBF) and Global Fund (GF)).