Dr. Robert Hecht is the President of Pharos Global Health Advisors. He has more than 30 years of experience in global health, nutrition and development, in senior management positions with the World Bank, UNAIDS, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and Results for Development. Rob is a widely recognized thought leader and policy analyst with a strong track record of advice to top decision makers and more than 50 publications related to immunization, HIV, health financing, health sector reform, and health R&D. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University and a BA from Yale. He is a Lecturer in global health at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs.


Recent Posts by Robert Hecht

Why President Trump Should Use Foreign Aid For Health To Make America Great

While health aid consumes a mere 0.25 percent of the federal budget, it is a great investment with tremendous returns for the American people.

Countries Transitioning From Donor Health Aid: We Need A Common Research Agenda And Mechanisms For Action

Large numbers of countries that have achieved middle-income status are in the process of transitioning away from significant donor aid that they have been receiving for their health programs. Millions of lives are in the balance. This is going to be one of the top issues in global health.

November 4, 2016Global Health Policy