Designing resilient public health systems centered around the needs and realities of health seekers

Project Consortium

Core Team §

Ipsos MORI is a global insights company with a track record of working with BMGF. The team is composed of global health experts, anthropologists and psychologists

Quicksand is a design strategy & innovation consultancy based in India and working in emerging context. Their work supports organizations in envisioning programs, products and services that are future facing and user centric.

Matchboxology is a Human Centered Design company based in South Africa with 15 years of experience working with communities and implementing partners across the African continent, responding to key public health challenges.

Location Partners §

Quicksand and Matchboxology would like to acknowledge the support and collaboration of our local partners who made this work possible; JPG School of Public Health, BRAC University in Bangladesh and Aurum and Culture Foundry in South Africa.

Local Champions Network §

The project also benefitted from a set of experts from the local contexts, who were able to provide key inputs and guidance during the various phases of the project.

South Africa §

Dr. Giovanni Perez, Metro Chief Director of Health, Cape Town

Mr. Russel Rensburg, Director, Rural Health Advocacy Project

Dr. Yogan Pillay, CHAI Country Director of South Africa, Senior Global Director for Universal Health Coverage

Dr. Nokwethemba Mtshali, Director, Health System Strengthening, Aurum Health Systems

Prof. Jannie Hugo, Head of Family Medicine, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria

Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, Special Founder/​Vice Chair Sexual & Reproductive Justice Coalition SA, Author, Al Jazeera TV & Local Radio Host, Special Rapporteur UN, Humans Rights Council

Prof. Lucille Blumberg, Deputy Director, Nation Institute of Communicable Diseases

Prof. Francois Venter, Deputy Executive Director, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand

Bangladesh §

Mr. Anir Chowdhury, Policy Advisor, a2i – innovate for all” Program of the Government of Bangladesh

Dr. Sayed Rubayet, Country Director, IPAS

Dr. Morseda, Director In-charge of Health, BRAC

Mr. Salman Khan, Office chief (Dhaka), Bidyanondo Foundation

Dr. Golam Mawla Baksh, Program Manager, EPIDGHS 

Mr. Sajjad Sharif, Managing Editor, Prothom Alo 

Prof. Din M. Sumon Rahman, Dir. Office of Faculty Research and Office of Critical and Qualitative Studies, U‑LAB 

Dr. Shamima Akhter, Project Lead and Senior Technical Advisor, Thinkwell, Bangladesh 

Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Dean, BRAC JPGSPH 

Dr. Samina Chowdhury, Project Management Specialist, USAID