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The Handbook of Global Health Policy by Garrett W. Brown, Gavin Yamey, Sarah Wamala

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Notes on Contributors

Ashkan Afshin is a physician and epidemiologist at the Departments of Epidemiology and Global Health and Population at Harvard School of Public Health. His research interests include population prevention of non-communicable diseases, in particular global policies related to diet and lifestyle. Dr Afshin has led several systematic reviews and meta-analyses of the effectiveness of different population interventions to improve diet and he was a key author on an American Heart Association systematic review and scientific statement related to policy measures for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

James Arkinstall is Head of Communications at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Access Campaign. After a stint with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and field postings with MSF in West and Central Africa, he joined the MSF Access Campaign as a campaigner on tuberculosis and pediatric HIV/AIDS in 2005. He holds degrees in International Relations, Hindi, and Farsi from the University of Cambridge and the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in Paris.

Yibeltal Assefa is a Director for the Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation of the Multi-sectoral HIV/AIDS response in Ethiopia. He is a medical doctor with a Master of Science in Disease Control. He used to work as a Medical Director in Humera District Hospital, Ethiopia, from 2001 to 2005. He was the National HIV/AIDS Program Manager for Ethiopia from September 2006 to December 2008. ...

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