Dr. Dusabe-Richards is a global health professional who has worked in the government, university, and charity sectors. He has extensive experience in international health policy, research and education. Before joining IDRC, John led population health policy development, implementation, and review for the UK Government’s Department of Health and Social Care. Before that he worked at Public Health England on tuberculosis control. His global health experience ranges from infectious diseases, including COVID-19, to maternal, sexual, and reproductive health, to non-communicable diseases, tobacco and physical activity, among other subjects.
John previously taught and researched at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK and at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. He holds a MSc from the University of Oxford and a PhD from the University of Liverpool.