coordinator, public health, World Bank
Olusoji Adeyi is Coordinator of Public Health Programs in the Human Development Network of the World Bank, where he leads a number of initiatives on global public health policies, strategies and global public goods. Dr. Adeyi is team leader for the integration of health systems and priority health, nutrition and population interventions. He manages an initiative to design the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria (AMFm), based on a high-level global subsidy. He led the Task Force that developed the World Banks Global Strategy and Booster Program for malaria control. Dr. Adeyi is the lead author of Public policy and the challenge of chronic non-communicable diseases, and convener of the analytical work on the economic benefit of tuberculosis control. Dr. Adeyi has extensive experience in policies, strategies and programs for health systems, service delivery and disease control at the global, regional and country levels. He has led major initiatives and programs, including: the Health Reform Implementation Program and the Tuberculosis and AIDS Control Program in Russia; Basic Health Services, Essential Hospital Services and War Victims Rehabilitation Programs in Bosnia-Herzegovina; Health Sector Reform in Romania; and Health Sector Recovery and Development in Albania. Dr. Adeyi has worked on the quality and costs of maternal health care in Nigeria, strategies and programs for AIDS control in Nigeria, rural health insurance in Thailand and the development of health services and information systems at the district level in Ethiopia. Dr. Adeyi holds a doctorate in health systems from the Johns Hopkins University, a masters in public health from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, a medical degree from the University of Ife in Nigeria, and an MBA from Imperial College, London.