Michael Kent Ranson

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Senior Economist (Health), World Bank

Michael Kent Ranson

Michael Kent Ranson is a Senior Economist (Health), based in the World Bank office in Geneva. He leads several activities within the Health Financing Global Solutions Group of the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, he researched, wrote and taught on health financing and system issues, first as a lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and later at the World Health Organization.

Dr Ranson has also served as a member of the Global Financing Facility’s business planning team and, more recently, organised the Second Annual Universal Health Coverage Financing Forum, hosted by the World Bank Group and USAID.

He holds a MD from McMaster University (Canada), a MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health (USA), and a DPhil in health economics and financing from LSHTM (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine ) (UK).


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