Nathaniel Otoo

Exploring provider payment systems with family doctors in Africa

Nathaniel has over 10-years of work experience in health insurance implementation, ultimately climaxing his career as CEO of Ghana’s National Health Insurance Authority. He is a founding member of the Joint Learning Network for UHC and became the network’s first convener in 2013, a position he held for 2 years. Nathaniel has contributed to and supported numerous global, regional and local UHC activities, and is currently the Executive Director of the Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Centre (SPARC), an initiative hosted by Amref in Nairobi. SPARC is an initiative that aims to strengthen the capacities of countries in sub-Saharan Africa to implement and scale-up strategic health purchasing, using the three pillars of connecting countries to experts, brokering packages of support for countries and sharing knowledge generated through the process.