Professor Justice Nonvignon is Acting Head of the Health Economics and Financing Programme at the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, an autonomous technical health agency of the African Union based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He is also a Professor of Health Economics at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana. He is a public health researcher with extensive experience in teaching and mentoring students and engaging with policymakers from various countries in Africa.
Prof. Nonvignon has a long history of leveraging research and health economics evidence to strengthen public health programs, including in over a dozen countries in Africa. He frequently advises major global health players including WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank, USAID, and others. He has served on over 30 at the national and global levels, member of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Pandemic Fund hosted by the World Bank, Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on infectious hazards of epidemic and Pandemic potential, the Gavi Evaluation Advisory Committee, Co-Chair of the Ministry of Health Ghana's Health Technology Assessment Technical Working Group, and member of the advisory board of the Global Health Economic Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a past Chair of the Global Evaluation and Monitoring Network for Health, a network of 11 universities in 9 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States of America leading monitoring and evaluation capacity strengthening and technical assistance.