Chief Executive Officer, Global Health Innovative Technology Fund

Dr. Osamu Kunii is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund. In his early career, he participated in the medical team for the hostage crisis at the official residence of the Peruvian ambassador, the emergency relief and investigation of Indonesian forest fires, Bangladesh tornado disasters and flood disasters, Afghan refugees, hospital projects in Mozambique, India, etc. Moreover, he worked on measures and surveys on infectious diseases such as Ebola fever and AIDS in Gabon and Côte d’Ivoire, community health and maternal and child health projects in Indonesia and Nicaragua, etc. Prior to hold this position, Dr. Osamu Kunii served as a Management Executive Committee member of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, as Head of the Strategy, Investment, and Impact Division. He worked, also, as a Global Health professional in the field of infectious diseases, maternal and child health and focused his job on the humanitarian aid sector to ensure the access to healthcare technologies for underserved populations in over 130 Low- and Middle-income countries.