Yazbeck, Abdo S.

Global Practice on Health, Nutrition, and Population, The World Bank


Abdo Yazbeck is the health practice manager for Eastern and Southern Africa and a lead health economist. He holds a PhD in economics with a focus on health and labor. His most recent assignment was as a manager in the Europe and Central Asia Department for Human Development. Prior to that, he was the program leader at World Bank Institute’s Health and AIDS Team for five years. He previously worked for seven years in South Asia operations as a senior health economist supporting health projects in Bangladesh, India, Maldives, ...