Tamer Rabie

Tamer Samah Rabie

Lead Health Specialist, World Bank's Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice

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Tamer Rabie is a Lead Health Specialist in the World Bank's (WB) Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Global Practice. He is a Medical Doctor with a master’s in public health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and with over twenty years of experience spanning clinical medicine, public health, health systems, health policy, service delivery and environmental health. Since joining the World Bank in 2005, he has led lending as well as advisory services programs in over twenty-five countries in Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa regions. Further, he has developed a number of health-related analytical and knowledge products in diverse areas, including private sector participation in health care service delivery, climate change, nutrition, reproductive health rights, and environmental health. In 2019, Tamer established HNP’s global Health-Climate and Environment Program (H-CEP) with the aim to integrate environmental health and climate-smart healthcare measures into WB operations. Specifically, this program supports the WB Climate Change Action Plan and IDA19 climate commitments, the Clean Cooking Program, the Energy Efficiency and Health Sector Program, the WASH in Healthcare Facilities Program, as well as a number of other wider environmental health activities. In his current position, Tamer is assisting client countries in meeting their aspirations for achieving Universal Health Coverage and addressing the needs of their populations, especially among the poor and vulnerable.