Universal Health Coverage: The Changing Global Context and Risks to Rights

Date: 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB 710, 651 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA

r. Rifat Atun is Professor of Global Health Systems and the Director of Global Health Systems Cluster at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Professor Atun’s research focuses on the design and implementation of health systems reforms and their impact on outcomes. His research also explores adoption and diffusion of innovations in health systems (e.g. health technologies, disease control programmes, and primary healthcare reforms), and innovative financing in global health. Organization. Prof. Atun is a co-Investigator and the joint lead for the innovation work stream at the National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management at Imperial College. He is also a co-Investigator and the Theme Lead for ‘Organisational Change, Sustainability and Evaluation’ at Imperial College and Cambridge University Health Protection Research Unit for Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection. He has published widely in the Lancet, PLoS Medicine, Lancet Infectious Diseases, BMJ, AIDS, and Bulletin of the World Health Organization.