About

Jordan Jarvis is a health policy researcher and advocate. Her DrPH research at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine explores how policy process, power and local context shape access to essential medicines in Kenya. Jordan has worked for diverse global health institutions, including the WHO, the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, and Amref Health Africa in Kenya.  As the Executive Director of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN), a global civil society organization focused on NCDs, Jordan led youth engagement on NCD issues, movement building, advocacy campaigns, and advocacy capacity building workshops in the US, Morocco, Kenya and Rwanda. She serves on the Expert Advisory Group of the Medicines Patent Pool and as associate editor for Globalization and Health. She completed a postgraduate research fellowship (Harvard Global Equity Initiative, Harvard Medical School), an MSc in Medical Biophysics (University of Toronto) and a BSc (Western University).

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Health Policy & Systems,
Governance & Administration,
Chronic Diseases & Cancer,
Emerging Leader