Dr. Yohannes Kinfu, PhD, is a demographer and economist by training. He is currently an Affiliate Associate Professor at the Department of Health Metrics Sciences, University of Washington and a Senior Fellow at the University of Canberra, Australia. Prior to his current appointment, he held academic positions at The Australian National University, the University of Queensland and Addis Ababa University, among others. He has also worked as a Statistician at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, and also served as the Leader of the Nairobi Urban Health and Demographic Surveillance Site (NUHDSS) at the African Population and Health Research Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Yohannes’s research interests are in medical demography, global health metrics and the economics of health care in low-and-middle income countries.