Tacking Wasteful Spending on Health”
Frederico Guanais is Deputy Head of the Health Division at the OECD, where he supervises work of the division in health statistics, primary health care, health system resilience, people-centred health systems, and the development of the Patient-Reported Indicators Survey (PaRIS), the first ever OECD international benchmarking of the results of health systems from the perspective of patients. Prior to joining the OECD, he was Principal Health Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, where he led the approval of over USD 1.2 billion in loan operations to health systems in Latin America and the Caribbean and was the principal researcher on health systems strengthening, integrated healthcare networks, and primary health care. He is a international expert in primary health care, health systems strengthening, and global health, with more than 3,800 academic citations on Google Scholar. Dr. Guanais is a citizen of Italy and Brazil, and holds a Ph.D. in health policy from the New York University.