Dr. Feng Zhao
Health Division Manager, African Development Bank
Dr. Feng Zhao is the Manager for the Health Division at the African Development Bank. He has more than 20 years of experience in public health, medicine, economics and demography in Africa and Asia. He has extensively worked on service delivery, public-private partnership, eHealth, Sector-wide Approach, health care financing, and public expenditure analysis. His rich experience in managing health programs from both the government and donor side strengthened his skills in the areas of strategy development, planning, and implementation.Before he joined the AfDB, he worked for a range of organizations from World Bank, academia, to government agencies. His last position was Senior Health Specialist of the World Bank responsible for both operations and economic and sector work in a number of African countries. He was also the eHealth coordinator for the World Bank, leading the preparation of an eHealth program for Africa. For the past two years, he was based in the World Bank’s Ethiopia country office, also serving as Chair of the Health Partner Group in Ethiopia. He was also the eHealth coordinator for the World Bank, leading the preparation of an eHealth program for Africa. He holds a Ph.D in population and health economics from the Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Public Health from University of California at Berkeley, a MD from China. He serves as a faculty member for a number of universities.
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