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Fields of Specialization
health financing; health systems management; health management information systems; emergency medical services
Health, Nutrition and Population, Africa Region, World Bank
Externally Hosted Work
Last updated January 31, 2023
Dominic S. Haazen is a Lead Health Policy Specialist with the Africa region, where he is responsible for managing the Bank’s health program in Tanzania and assisting other countries as an expert in the areas of health financing, health system management, health information systems/e-Health, and emergency medical services. He has worked in close to 50 countries, and has had field assignments in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (2008-2011), and Riga, Latvia (2002-2004). Prior to joining the Bank in 1998, he worked as a private consultant in the areas of health financing, health planning, and operational reviews of health providers, and held senior positions in the B.C. (Canada) Ministry of Health, including CFO/CIO of the division responsible for funding hospitals and long-term care, and CEO of the British Columbia Ambulance Service (a province-wide emergency medical services provider). He holds B.Sc. (Mathematics/Computer Science) and MPA degrees and is a Certified Management Accountant.