Associate Professor of Economics
Chair of Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Chandaria School of Business, United States International University – Africa
Okech C. Timothy holds advanced degree in Economics with a bias in Health Economics and is currently an Associate Professor of Economics and Chair of Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics at Chandaria School of Business, United States International University – Africa. Okech has over eighteen years in capacity building, teaching, research and Case writing. Areas of experience and interest include health systems strengthening, family planning and reproductive, maternal and neo-natal health, animal health & welfare, training, quality assurance, universal health coverage, health care financing and evaluation, Trade and Transportation, among others.
Okech has working experience in various countries and regions including Eastern and Southern Africa, West Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. He has worked/consulted for various multicultural and multidisciplinary environment. Additionally, Okech has excellent training in both qualitative and quantitative research techniques; case writing, health systems strengthening including universal health coverage, policy analysis, Health Care financing, health technology assessment, health resource tracking); development of teaching and training materials in Health economics, among others. He has published widely in various international journal and he is a member of various professional associations including Global Public Health, African Health Economics & Policy Association (AfHEA), Community of Practice on Financial Access, International Society for Pharmaco- economics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Abt Associates Group, among others.