Health Policy and Economics in the context of Global Health
Investigator: Neelam Feachem, MS
Location(s): United States
Ms. Sekhri Feachem has over 30 years of experience in health policy, financing, and management of health care systems. She served as health financing and policy advisor at the World Health Organization from 2003- 2007, where she provided technical and policy guidance to a wide range of countries on health financing, with a particular focus on private and public insurance, and methods to complement public financing with private funding instruments. Most recently Ms. Feachem served as Senior Vice President for Global Access and Alliances at Napo Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical firm.
As founder of The Healthcare Redesign Group Inc. since 1994, Ms. Feachem heads a consultancy firm that has been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the San Francisco area. She advises governments and international organizations on health reform, financing, and policy.