President, International Public Health Advisors
Jessica Rockwood, President of International Public Health Advisors, has over 20 years of professional experience working at the intersection of international development and business.
Consulting services have also been provided to The Global Fund, JC Flowers Foundation, Roll Back Malaria, UNDESA/DSD, United Nations Foundation, The World Bank, and corporate clients in sectors including agriculture, public health, transportation, and energy efficiency. She has extensive experience in Africa developing awareness campaigns, advocacy trainings, public policies, and funding mechanisms to prevent malaria and other infectious diseases, such as HIV/AIDS and Neglected Tropical Diseases. Ms. Rockwood has particular expertise in the funding, resource mobilization, procurement and partnership practices of donor agencies, including conducting evaluations to measure results and developing toolkits to improve adherence to guidelines.
The Ebola epidemic last year in West Africa exposed large and fundamental healthcare inefficiencies on the African continent, which constrained the development of a suitable and timely response to the outbreak. These deficits included: inadequate numbers of qualified health workers, poor healthcare and social services infrastructure, deficient logistics, slow surveillance and health information systems, weak […]