Public health expert

  • 医療/ヘルスケア
  • 専門職
  • 経験内容

    Evaluated World Bank portfolio (12 projects, i.e. health, urban development, education) and developed guidelines for national level strategy, uncovering NGOs’ initiatives, new product pipelines and regions of investment
    Adapted and used instruments to flag problematic World Bank projects, which significantly reduced inefficiencies. Worked closely with World Bank experts, NGOs and Ministry of European Funds
    Developed guidelines to operationalize the citizen engagement strategy (voice & accountability) in RO following legislative and SWOT analysis of local and regional level NGOs and public authorities’ initiatives
    The World Bank Group- Strategic Impact Evaluation Trust Fund & HNP Washington D.C., US
    Health Analyst & Impact Evaluator Cluster Coordinator Nov’ 2013 - July 2015
    Measured efficiency (project budgeting, design, implementation, M&E) of a US$77.82 million lending project (quality of medical education) carried out in Indonesia by using analytics and data. Presented the results to the Director and senior management team through reports and presentations, which informed the allocation of the next funding line. Successfully managed the project while working in parallel on 3 other ones
    Led teams of +10 people in organizing country based workshops (US & India) on quality of care & drugs, impact evaluations and M&E, contributing to extension of partnerships and reduction of expenses by a quarter
    Supported deployment of new technology, service innovation and evidence based policy & programs by launching a USD 6 mill competition funded by DFID in order to address key challenges in global health
    Performed desk research, interviews with client’s staff and competitors to identify niche areas for investments, which contributed to receiving new funding lines – 4.5 million US dollars from CIFF. Worked closely
    with senior World Bank experts and managers, representatives of DFID (UK government) & social entrepreneurs
    Coordinated teams and tracked project budgets and mil





    Diana Pirjol, MSc, has over seven years of work experience with pharma, thinks tanks, development organizations and NGOs from Washington D.C., Brussels, Amsterdam, Cambridge and Bucharest. She has gained hands-on experience in providing analytical, project management, teaching and advocacy support on topics related to health/ life sciences and economic empowerment. At the World Bank Group she carried out an evaluation of a $77.82 million lending project aimed at enhancing the quality of medical education in Indonesia. She also designed the submission protocols, operating procedures and quality control mechanisms for SIEF’s call for proposals and monitored the implementation of 7 impact evaluations ($6 million). Through her work she has documented the operations and policies of UNICEF, Roma Entrepreneurship Initiative, the World Bank and pharma sector in Bucharest and Washington D.C. Her commitment to academic affairs has enabled her to be the beneficiary of a number of scholarships/ fellowships and grants, such as (Bill & Melinda) Gates Cambridge scholarship, and her research findings have been so far presented in the BMC Public Health, World Bank publication catalogue and in conference proceedings (EUPHA).

    Awarded 8 highly competitive scholarships (97,500 £), of which 2 were declined, for academic merit and leadership potential.

    Can be contacted at [email protected]