Ronald Mutasa is a Senior Health Specialist in the Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice at the World Bank in Washington, DC. Ronald leads the Bank’s analytical and operational work in Zimbabwe’s health sector, and is Task Leader of the Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support project—the World Bank’s flagship initiative in Southern Africa. Ronald’s areas of expertise include: disease control; design and management of primary health care programs; health financing and reform; and operations research. With more than 15 years of experience strengthening health systems in the USA and in Southern, Eastern and Western Africa, Ronald’s work is focused on enhancing access to quality health care by low income households. He has been intensively involved in the technical design, preparation and implementation of multiple public health systems projects and has led major studies, including Public Health Expenditure Reviews and National Health Accounts. Ronald has served as a peer reviewer of various publications, program design concept papers and studies within the Bank and is a published author of articles on demand- and supply-side financing and incentives in low- and middle-income country settings.