Douglas Webb

Team Leader Health and Innovative Financing

United Nation Development Programme

United States of America

Douglas Webb is with UNDP, as a Team Leader in the HIV, Health and Development Practice. In 2014-2015 he was seconded to be a Deputy Director in the UN Mission for the Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) in West Africa. In UNDP his work focuses on epidemic response governance and the social determinants of health. From 2008-2011 he was with UNICEF in Ethiopia managing UNICEF’s child focused social protection, HIV prevention and AIDS impact mitigation. He was the Chief of the Children and AIDS Section in the UNICEF Regional Office in Kenya (2004-8). He was the Global HIV/AIDS Adviser for Save the Children UK (2000-2004). Previous appointments included to UNICEF Zambia (1995-1997). His doctoral thesis examined HIV and AIDS in Southern Africa (University of London, 1995). He has over 50 published articles and book chapters and is the author of HIV and AIDS in Africa and co-editor of Social Protection for Africa’s Children.

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