Liying Liang

Liying (Annie) Liang

Health Specialist

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Annie has over seven years of experience working in the public, private, and humanitarian sectors, as well as field experience coordinating community surveys in Eastern Africa. She joined the World Bank in 2017 as part of the World Bank Group Analyst Program for young professionals working in development and has worked across the World Bank's full range of analytical and investment products, providing both technical and operational support in the Eastern and Southern Africa region. Prior to joining the World Bank, she worked for Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors without Borders (MSF), where she provided strategic advisory support to MSF’s Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines during the height of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and later was directly responsible for coordinating the scale-up of telemedicine to over 60 countries (>400 field sites) where MSF has operations. Annie started off her career as a neglected disease researcher, before moving into humanitarian then international development sectors. Annie has a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology - Global Health Emphasis from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacology and International Development Studies from McGill University (Canada).