Technical Advisor Monitoring & Evaluation, currently working in Uganda
At ThinkWell, Gideon Olaja supports the Strategic Purchasing for Primary Health Care project as a technical advisor for monitoring & evaluation. He supports the Ugandan Ministry of Health’s Planning, Financing, and Policy department on monitoring and evaluation of health financing policy reforms, with an emphasis on strategic purchasing.
Before joining ThinkWell, Gideon Olaja provided technical assistance in design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a strategic purchasing project funded by the Belgian Development Agency, Enabel, to support the Ministry of Health in Uganda. Prior to that, he was involved in health service delivery in a regional referral hospital and medicines/health supply chain management capacity building in a USAID-funded integrated health system strengthening project.
"My joining ThinkWell was strongly motivated by making a contribution towards universal health coverage."