Technical Advisor, currently working in Philippines
Prior to joining ThinkWell, Christian worked in the two main health government agencies in the Philippines. He first made his way into public health by working as a technical staff member to the president and CEO of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation. He then shifted to doing technical assistance work for various local and international organizations on consultancy projects that revolve around evaluating, designing, and costing health benefit packages, as well as provider payment mechanisms. He also taught health policy and systems research and planning at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
He re-entered the government as a health policy and systems research fellow of the Department of Health (DOH) in 2017. there, he led the Health Care Financing Study Group in charge of the agency’s entire health financing policy and reform portfolio. He also was concurrent team leader of the DOH technical group that provided evidence-based policy advice to the Senate and Congress for the development and passage of the Universal Health Care Act.
He joined ThinkWell as a technical advisor to continue supporting the Philippines work towards achieving universal health coverage.
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