Hitesh Hurkchand

Senior Child Health and Immunization Program Manager, USAID

Hitesh is an international public health development professional with more than 20 years of experience successfully advancing a progressive global health agenda for a greater public good.  He previously advised the World Food Program across their respective investments in global health supply chain programs. In particular, he supported a WHO led Interagency Supply Chain Working Group for COVID-19. Hitesh also chairs a medicines quality working group through the Medicines We Can Trust Platform hosted by USP, that focuses on donor procurement reform, and ensuring access and availability of quality essential medicines. With strong expertise in Medicines Access and Supply, Hitesh is a relentless problem solver who is energized by innovation, disrupting the status quo,  and excels at turning vision into reality.  Hitesh has actively sought out opportunities to influence transformation in public sector healthcare.