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Senior Global Health Advisor Resume


Desired Industry: Healthcare SpiderID: 80942
Desired Job Location: Timonium, Maryland Date Posted: 4/29/2018
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date:
Desired Wage: 175000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Executive (President, VP, CEO) Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: Yes


Objective:
Seasoned, growth-focused, and highly analytical professional with expertise in all facets of global and public health operations and management

Equipped with solid qualifications in conceptualizing and implementing technical agenda and effective solutions for global institutions; developing staff capacity and growing opportunities in new markets; as well as streamlining and improving processes and productivity
Expert at training and directing multiethnic and multicultural staff using well-honed interpersonal and communication skills and multilingual abilities in English, Portuguese and Spanish; as well as in interacting, collaborating, and establishing relationship with multi-lateral agencies, private corporate sector, humanitarian agencies, development organizations, academic institutions, and civil society organizations
Adept at administering global and bilateral projects in various health areas; and representing the companies in different international scenarios and forums.
Armed solid background in working across the globe such as Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Kenya, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Senegal, South Africa, South Korea, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, United States of America, Uruguay, and Zambia


Experience:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Country Project Director
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Challenge Tuberculosis Project) Jan 2017–Present
Render expert oversight to the daily project operation and improve access to patient-centered care for tuberculosis (TB), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and Multi-Drug Resistance-TB worth $19M with a staff of 40 individuals
Exemplify in-depth leadership of the National Tuberculosis Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, City Corporations of Dhaka, and other five major cities of Bangladesh in close coordination with a network of local non-government organizations (NGOs)
Played a vital role in the execution of the Zero TB Cities Intervention to develop islands of elimination that minimized rates of Tuberculosis through comprehensive approach through active searching, effective treatment, and support to patients and preventing exposure through health facilities intervention thus decreasing transmission in Dhaka and other major cities of Bangladesh

Meso America Health Initiative/Project Director, Guatemala, Guatemala 2015–2016
Spearheaded the Mesoamerican Health Initiative (a public private partnership) by conceptualizing strategic plans and offering technical support, as necessary
Supervised a team of regional staff in assisting national governments in the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality rates while improving access and quality care for the most penurious groups of populations through six Mesoamerican countries on results-based performance

Chemonics International Inc. (CII), Washington, D.C., USA (2009–2015)
Health Practice Director 2014–2015
Provided technical input and tactical leadership to corporate projects and proposals to attain impactful results within the commercial healthcare field which fostered and strengthened relationship with partners and industry experts
Obtained brand awareness, relativity, and knowledge by driving the organization at numerous international events, conferences, and technical work groups by sharing CII’s successes and future plans
Trained and led employees for optimal performance and assurance in the obtainment of organizational mission
Substantially contributed to the company’s blog by sharing best practices and promoting a higher level of developmental work

East Africa Region Director, Washington, D.C. 2013
Maximized organizational reach and impact by establishing new business and formulated the lead technical assignments within the East Africa Region
Displayed wide-range knowledge and offered interdisciplinary approaches to direct project work by improving company’s project portfolio
Prepared improved technical and development practitioner publications

Chief of Party, Quality Healthcare Program (QHC), Lima, Peru 2010–2013
Oversaw daily operations of a $15M USAID flagship program created to vastly enhance the healthcare quality in Peru
Offered key insights to government officials to effectively solve challenges with care delivery for primary care services
Closely coordinated with the technical director to facilitate the training of more than 10,000 healthcare workers on best practices in primary care
Rendered assistance to pilot program that mentored 2,000 individuals from 21 districts for TB control and prevention
Developed processes to introduce GenoType MDR-Tuberculosis (TB) plus and rapid test in two districts of the Amazonian jungle of Peru for the improvement of access to test and determine therapeutic susceptibility to first regimen TB drugs
Directed a staff of 25 and administered a budget of $15

Director, Africa Region, Washington, D.C. 2009–2010
Carried out daily operations and direction of leadership staff for the flagship Angola essential health services program
Ensured the availability of work for staff through collaboration with the chief of party and field teams
Guaranteed exceptional delivery of health care services and escalated the availability and quality of priority services in both public and private sectors including diagnosis and treatment of malaria and TB
Administered annual budget and financial performance

Jhpiego, Various Locations
Zambia Country Director, Afghanistan, Guatemala, The United States, and Zambia 1999–2009
Formulated organizational strategy, rendered financial oversight, and created new business; and represented the company
Boosted $18M annual portfolio by providing technical leadership and programmatic assistance that increased programmatic results
Led 40 employees in overall technical, financial, administrative, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tasks
Steered efforts in establishing family planning interventions under USAID Health Systems Strengthening Program through leading organizational priorities within a five-county regions
Drove the introduction of quality standards of care for more than 14 provincial rural midwifery programs in Afghanistan while handling an annual budget of $10M and staff of 70


Education:
Master of Arts in Education
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Master of Science in Public Health
University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Medical Doctor
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala


Affiliations:
International AIDS Society
International Society for Quality in Health Care
The Academic Development Foundation, Guatemala
Guatemalan Physician and Surgeon College


Skills:
Complex Budget Administration
Global Health, Development, and Social Services
New Business Development
HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis Care, Treatment, and Prevention
Global Health Industry Networking
System and Program Development and Implementation
Funding, Policy, and Appropriations
Technical Vision and Strategy Conceptualization and Execution
Microsoft Office Suite, Gmail, & Google Drive
Maternal, Child Health, and Family Planning


Additional Information:
Professional Training

2015
Governing Councilor of the International Health Section of the American Public Health Association
American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C.
2006
Negotiation Skills: Key to Consensus and Conflict Resolution, Management and Staff Development Program
The Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD, USA
2005
Building and Sustaining Communities of Practice
American Productive and Quality Council, Washington, D.C.
New Techniques for Executive Decision Making, School of Professional Studies in Business and Education
Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD, USA
2004
Family Planning and Reproductive Health
Korean Agency for International Cooperation, Seoul, South Korea
Strategies to Improve the New Born Care at Community Level,
Regional Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean (CORE), San Pedro Sula, Honduras
2003
Meeting the Family Planning and Reproductive Health Needs of Clients with HIV/AIDS in Low Resource Settings
Jhpiego Corporation, Baltimore, MD, USA
Achieving the MDSs: Poverty Reduction, Reproductive Health, and Health Sector Reform
The World Bank Institute. Turin, Italy
2000
Strategic Leadership and Management for Population and Reproductive Health
The Johns Hopkins University/Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Managua, Nicaragua

Activities

American Public Health Association, International Health Section, Past Governing Councilor
Academic Development Foundation/University of San Carlos de Guatemala, Member/Co-founder
Guatemalan Association of Homotoxicology, Member/Co-founder
Guatemala Physician and Surgeon College, Member

Awards and Honors

Scholarship Recipient of the following:
Central American Program for Peace
Association of Schools of Public Health Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ASTDR) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
International Track of Epidemic Intelligence Service, University of Emory


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