Archives: Speakers

Gopi Gopalakrishnan

Gopi Gopalakrishnan Gopi Gopalakrishnan has three decades of experience in implementing large-scale service-delivery programs in low-resource settings. He has founded two large organizations—World Health Partners which focuses on delivering primary health care to rural communities by innovatively harnessing existing resources in the poorest states of India and Kenya; Janani which delivers reproductive health services in…

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Hala Jassim AlMossawi

Hala Jassim AlMossawi Dr. Hala Jassim AlMossawi, BDS, MSc, MSHCA is a public health specialist with over twenty (20) years of experience in professional development, project management, capacity building, quality improvement and monitoring and evaluation. She currently works at University Research Co., LLC (URC) as a Senior Director of Technical Support providing technical backstop to…

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Mukesh Sadana

Mukesh Sadana Mukesh Sadana is a Digital Development Advisor and Financial Inclusion Specialist with USAID/India. He has over 17 years of work experience in rural development and has worked in sales & marketing, banking, and consulting. Mukesh has worked in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Indonesia, the Philippines, Nepal, Vietnam, Malawi, and Papua New Guinea on a…

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Kristian van Kalmthout

Kristian van Kalmthout Kristian van Kalmthout is a Digital Health Consultant at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation. In 2011 he graduated Maastricht University with a master degree in Global Health and wrote his thesis on how to leverage internet and mobile phones to improve volunteer coordination and disaster response in Kenya. He gained work experience in the…

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Dr. Richard Lester

Dr. Richard Lester Dr. Richard Lester is the Director of the Neglected Global Diseases Initiative (NGDI) and an Associate Professor in Global Health in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, at the University of British Columbia. He completed his research fellowship in HIV in Kenya at the University of Manitoba and University of Nairobi collaborative, where…

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Dr. Dennis Falzon

Dr. Dennis Falzon Dr Dennis Falzon is a medical officer with the Global TB Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Until 2008 he coordinated the EuroTB surveillance project in Paris, France, and before that he worked in TB and drug-resistant TB surveillance and programme management with Médecins sans Frontières in Central Asia. His…

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