Global Health Research Seminar Series—Tracking Resource Contributions Towards Development Assistance for Health

1:00 pm on Monday, October 5, 2020
2:00 pm on Monday, October 5, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Angela Micah. Bio: Angela Esi Micah is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Health Metrics Sciences and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on tracking development assistance for health and evaluating health financing policies in low and middle-income countries. At IHME, she co-leads the Development Assistance for Health Resource tracking team, which produces global estimates of resource flows from high-income countries and development agencies to low and middle-income countries aimed at the maintenance and improvement of health. The team recently published the report Financing Global Health 2019: Tracking health spending in a time of crisis. She holds a PhD in Global Health Management and Policy with specialization in Health Economics from Tulane University’s School of Public Health, a M.A. in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a B.A. in Economics from Oberlin College. She is an alumnus of the World Bank Africa Fellowship Program.