Adanna Chukwuma

Senior Health Specialist
World Bank Group

Adanna Chukwuma is a Senior Health Specialist at the World Bank Group, where she leads the health team in Armenia and co-leads the COVID-19 vaccine procurement and deployment team in Moldova. She has led and contributed to the design, implementation, and evaluation of reforms to improve access to high-quality health care, through service delivery reorganization, strategic purchasing, revenue mobilization, and demand generation, in Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, India, Moldova, Tajikistan, the South Caucasus Countries, and Romania. Her published research explores the determinants of access to and quality of care in low- and middle-income countries, motivated by theories and frameworks in the politics, microeconomics, health systems, and behavioral economics literature. Adanna obtained a medical degree from the University of Nigeria, a Master of Science in Global Health from the University of Oxford, and a Doctor of Science in Health Systems from Harvard University.