Adanna Chukwuma

Senior Director, Global Impact Measurement
Adanna Chukwuma

2021 Leadership Journey Project: Gender Responsiveness of COVID-19 Pandemic Plans in Europe and Central Asia

Adanna Chukwuma is the newly appointed Senior Director, Global Impact Measurement at Visa. She is a former Senior Health Specialist at the World Bank Group, where she led 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.

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