DAVID EVANS is director of the Department of Health Systems Financing in the Cluster on Health Systems and Services at the World Health Organization (WHO). He worked as an academic in Australia and Singapore before joining the WHO in 1990, initially working on social and economic aspects of tropical disease transmission and control. Subsequently, his work has covered a variety of areas including the assessment of health system performance and the generation, analysis and application of evidence for health policy. His work now focuses specifically on the development of effective, efficient and equitable health financing systems. He has published widely in these areas. Evans earned his PhD in economics from the Australian National University in 1980. I n t r o d u c t i o n Suzman, R., Beard, J. R., Boerma, T. and Chatterji, S., 2015. ‘Health in an ageing world – What do we know?’. The Lancet, 385 (9967), pp. 484–486. Tangcharoensathien, V. and Evans, D. B., 2013. ‘Beyond clinical skills: Key capacities needed for universal health coverage’. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 91, pp. 801–801A. Tangcharoensathien, V., Patcharanarumol, W., Ir, P. et al., 2011. ‘Health-financing reforms in southeast Asia: Challenges in achieving universal coverage’. The Lancet, 377 (9768), pp. 863–873. UN (United Nations), 2014. The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014. New York: UN. WHO (World Health Organization), 2010. The World Health Report 2010. Health Systems Financing: the Path to Universal Coverage. Geneva: WHO. WHO (World Health Organization), 2013a. Universal Health Coverage: Supporting Country Needs. Geneva: WHO. WHO (World Health Organization), 2013b. The World Health Report 2013. Geneva: WHO. 12 Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2015 WHO (World Health Organization), 2014. World Health Statistics. Geneva: WHO. Xu, K., Evans, D. B., Carrin, G., Aguilar-Rivera, A. M., Musgrove, P. and Evans, T. G., 2007. ‘Protecting households from catastrophic health expenditures’. Health Affairs, 26 (4), pp. 972–983.
Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2015
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