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Caryn Bredenkamp

Senior Economist, World Bank Group’s HNP Global Practice

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Caryn Bredenkamp is a Senior Economist in the World Bank Group’s HNP Global Practice and is based in Manila. She specializes in health care financing, and the promotion and measurement of health system equity.  With past assignments in South Asia, ECA and the HNP Anchor, she now splits her time between projects in the Philippines, Myanmar and Timor-Leste.

Caryn holds a PhD in Public Policy (Health Economics), a Master’s degree in Economics and, before joining the World Bank Group, spent several years lecturing Economics in South Africa and the Netherlands. When not working or blogging, she can be found practicing yoga, training her rescue dog in agility sport, or snorkeling off one of the Philippines’ 7,000-odd islands.