Juliet Nabyonga-Orem works for the WHO Regional Office for Africa. She is a health systems expert with experience spanning over 2 decades. She has been instrumental in the transformation of health systems in many African countries. She has published extensively in the areas of health systems and services, health financing and health economics. She is a member a several scientific committees including the Africa Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA); Health systems Global (HSG); a member of the Scientific advisory committee of the European and developing countries clinical trials partnership (EDCTP) and a Member of the Portfolio board for Global development and international relations of the Research council of Norway. She is an Associate professor in North-West University (NWU) Potchefstroom Campus – South Africa. Juliet is a graduate of Makerere University, Kampala Uganda where she obtained MB ChB, obtained a MSc in Health Economics from University of York, UK and a PhD in Public Health from Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.