About David

David Wilson is the World Bank’s first Global Lead for Decision and Delivery Science and also Global HIV/AIDS Program Director. He was previously the Bank’s Lead Health Specialist focusing on AIDS and the Bank’s first Senior Evaluation Specialist working on AIDS. Before joining the Bank, David worked as an academic, development practitioner and global health advisor in Zimbabwe for 20 years. David has over published over 100 scientific papers and delivered over 1,000 scientific addresses. He has worked in approximately 50 countries on all continents, including 28 countries in Africa and many fragile and conflict situations in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia and the Pacific.

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

  • Strategic direction 4: financing for sustainability

    Golden Hall

    Day: 3 November

    Time: 09:00

    The first of two plenary sessions on strategic direction 4, which addresses the sustainable financing of hepatitis responses within a whole health systems approach.

    Chairs: Dr. Amanda Kgomotso Vilakazi Nhlapo, National Department of Health, South Africa

    Presentations:

    • A strategic approach to financing hepatitis.
      Charles Gore, World Hepatitis Alliance
    • Costing, delivery and financing for hepatitis – the linkages.
      Dr. Jeremy Lauer, World Health Organization
    • Panel discussion: financing for hepatitis within a health systems approach.
      Moderator: Dr. Eduardo González Pier
      Dr. David Wilson, World Bank
      Dr. Jean Damascene Makuza, Rwanda Biomedical Center
      Dr. Jeremy Lauer, World Health Organization
      Dr. Homie Razavi, Center for Disease Analysis

    Session objective:

    • Discover how to approach hepatitis costing, budgeting and financing in a structured way.
    • Understand how the financing system must match the service delivery model and where there are opportunities for integration.
    • Learn how countries can best approach sustainable financing for hepatitis.