APLMA and University of California San Fransisco
Rima Shretta has over 14 years of experience in global health and development in more than 20 countries spanning several regions in support of malaria programs. Her expertise focuses on health policy, systems strengthening and financing to improve access to health in low and middle income economies. She is currently the Policy and Financing Lead at the Malaria Elimination Initiative at the University of California, San Francisco working on policy and resource mobilization in support of malaria elimination at national, regional and global levels. Prior to UCSF, Rima has held positions at Management Sciences for Health, the World Health Organization and the KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme. She has served on various advisory groups, working groups and committees including the ACTWatch Advisory Committee, Roll Back Malaria Board as well as the Global Fund Technical Resource Panel. Rima has been seconded to APLMA to provide strategic leadership in the identification and development of innovative approaches to resource mobilization.