About Chinburen

Dr Chinburen Jigjidsuren has been working as the Director-General of National Cancer Center under the Ministry of Health of Mongolia since November 2016. He manages and coordinates the provision of nationwide cancer-related preventive and medical care services of tertiary level and of the conduct of cancer research and trainings.

Dr Chinburen has been working at National Cancer Center since 1998 in roles of surgical oncologist, Head of the Department of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, as well as the Chief Specialist and Chair of Professional Sub-Committee on Oncology under the Ministry of Health.

He holds membership of many professional associations including Member of Editors’ Board of Clinical and Molecular Hepatology Journal of Korean Association for the Study of the Liver, President of Mongolian Hepato Pancreato Biliary Society, Member of International Living Donor Liver Transplant Group, Member of International and Asia-Pacific Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery Association, and Member of Surgical Society of Mongolia.

Dr Chinburen holds a PhD from Tokyo Women’s Medical University in Japan, a Bachelor of Medicine from the National Medical University of Mongolia. He is also an author and co-author of series of national and international scientific publications, professional guidelines and technical reports.

This speaker will be presenting at the following session(s)

  • Different financing mechanisms for viral hepatitis programmes

    Golden Hall

    Day: 3 November

    Time: 11:00

    This session examines potential hepatitis financing mechanisms that will be required for countries to launch, accelerate and sustain public health responses to viral hepatitis.

    Chairs: Dr Adele Benzaken, Ministry of Health, Brazil and Dr. Philippe Duneton, Unitaid


    • From economic analysis to financial dialogue.
      Dr. Homie Razavi, Center for Disease Analysis Foundation
    • A new Fund for Elimination of Viral Hepatitis: EndHEP2030.
      Wangsheng Li, Zeshan Foundation
    • Getting started with funding: catalytic initiatives.
      Taryn Barker, Clinton Health Access Initiative
    • Engaging Ministries of Finance.
      Eduardo González-Pier, Center for Global Development
    • Domestic funding.
    • Jeremy Lauer, World Health Organization, in conversation with Dr. Chinburen Jigjidsuren, Ministry of Health, Mongolia
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Understand the global investment case and its use in attracting donors.
    • Learn how to ensure the support of Ministries of Finance.
    • Understand how the public and private sector can be combined.
    • Discover how 3 countries have approached hepatitis financing.

  • Treatment interventions

    Ballroom 2

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 14:00

    Chair: Prof. Rosmawati Mohamed, University Malaya Medical Centre, and Dr. Saeed Hamid, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan


    • Lessons learned from implementing a successful treatment programme.
    • Dr. Chinburen Jigjidsuren, Ministry of Health, Mongolia
    • Hepatitis interventions as part of prisons health programmes.
    • Dr. Benjamin Cowie, Doherty Institute
    • Treatment in the private vs public sector.
    • Pakistan: Dr. Saeed Hamid, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan
      Argentina: Jesse Maid, Ministry of Health, Argentina
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Highlight the impact various factors have had in significantly up scaling treatment, particularly in the LMIC.
    • Identify what treatment intervention strategy would work best in their own environments.