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Miloud Kaddar

Senior Fellow

Miloud Kaddar is a senior health economist with more than thirty years of experience in health system financing and reform, economics of vaccines, HIV/TB, pharmaceuticals, and biological products. He has field experience in more than 50 countries in North Africa, the Middle East, Europe, West Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. He is also the author and co-author of many peer-reviewed articles and policy and evaluation reports.

Mr. Kaddar has worked for thirteen years in the World Health Organization (WHO) focusing on health services and immunization program costing and financing, vaccine manufacturing, procurement, financing, and pricing. He has conducted training, technical assistance, and operational research activities in health system development, transition and sustainability challenges, private sector development, institutional development and capacity building, project and program design and evaluation.

Highlights of his career include:

  • As a member of the GAVI immunization financing and the health system strengthening task teams, he advised multilateral organizations on global policies and processes, developed guidelines and tools, and provided support to regions and countries in health system strengthening, immunization planning, costing, financing and health system and program performance and evaluation.
  • As an initiator and leader at WHO-HQ of the Vaccine Product, Price and Procurement (V3P) project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, he coordinated activities with partners and countries and oversaw the development of an online information platform on vaccine product, price, and procurement information.
  • In Morocco, he served as senior technical adviser to the ministry of health and led the project on decentralization and health system financing and management reforms
  • As senior health economist for the Partnerships for Health Reform (PHR) project with Abt Associates, he designed, conducted, and managed regional training courses and activities on health economics for policymakers and managers in North Africa in coordination with RESSMA (Regional Network on Health Economics and Systems) and WHO-EMRO.
  • He led a USAID/PHR special initiative on financing and sustainability issues for childhood immunization programs where he designed, contributed, and managed country case studies and provided advice and technical support to countries and partners on immunization financing.
  • At the International Children’s Centre (ICC/CIE-CIDEF) in Paris, France he headed the department of planning and developed overall strategy, performed technical quality control, managed staff, projects, and programs. He conducted policy dialogue with representatives of donors and countries from West and central Africa, Algeria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, Ecuador, Vietnam and Laos.

Mr. Kaddar is member of International Health Economics Association, (IHEA) and the American Association of Public Health (AAPH). He has also been a member of the executive committees of International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), the African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) and RESSMA, Regional Health Economics Network.

Mr. Kaddar holds a doctorate in economics from Oran University, Algeria, an MA from the University of Grenoble, France and a public health diploma from University of Nancy, France. A native Arabic speaker, he is also fluent in French and English.

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