Alexander S. Preker, PhD
Chief Economist for Health, Nutrition and Population
The World Bank

Health Financing in Development

Friday, March 9, 2007
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Colonial Penn Center - Auditorium

Dr. Alexander S. Preker, Lead Economist for the Health, Nutrition, and Population in the World Bank, is responsible for overseeing the Bank’s analytical work on health financing and provision. He coordinated the team that prepared the Bank’s 1997 Sector Strategy on health care in developing countries and was on the World Health Organization team that has just completed the World Health Report 2000 on health systems.

Dr. Preker has published and taught extensively on topics related to health systems development. His training includes a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Fellowship in Medicine from University College London, a Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics from King’s College London, and a MD from University of British Columbia/McGill.

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