Joby George is an international health professional with over 25 years of experience in leading large-scale health and nutrition programmes in developing countries. He has worked for Catholic Relief Services, CARE, World Vision International, Save the Children US, Save the Children International and UNICEF in India, Cambodia, Malawi, Bangladesh, and Somalia. He has also done short-term consulting assignments in Timor Leste and Bangladesh. His focus areas include reproductive health, newborn and child health, maternal and child nutrition, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and health systems strengthening.
Joby holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in health administration. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree at the University of Otago, Dunedin. His research focuses on the role of health sector governance to improve healthcare quality in low-and-middle-income countries on their pathway to Universal Health Coverage. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals based on his past work.