Joss-Neukom

Josselyn Neukom

Associate

Expertise

Digital Health, Public Health Program Design & Execution, Market Introduction & Development, Private Sector Engagement, Strategic Planning, Social & Behavior Change Communication and Provider Behavior Change.

Josselyn is a public health professional with 28 years of experience leading the design, management and evaluation of successful reproductive health, malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/STI, antimicrobial resistance, non-communicable disease and other public health programs in emerging markets. Josselyn has driven market development growth for manufacturers and global health partners by mapping regulatory and policy pathways for new health products, negotiating public-private partnerships and by designing and executing market introduction and access initiatives. Josselyn has worked in more than 20 low and middle income countries including long-term positions in Tanzania, Togo, Viet Nam and Cambodia. Her leadership experience includes oversight of national scale social marketing programs in Zambia and Viet Nam as well as regional responsibilities in Asia Pacific for a global non-profit and a technology company. She led multi-country initiatives to improve adolescent reproductive health in Sub-Saharan Africa and improve sustainability of social marketing affiliates for close to 10 years prior to moving overseas in 2008.

Since then Josselyn has built and motivated high-performing teams and partnerships to overcome a number of market access challenges for communities and health providers in Zambia and across 9 countries in Asia Pacific. Her recent consulting experience includes: i) designing tools, standards and systems to build SBCC capacity for a global non-profit focused on improving health, education and economic prospects for adolescent girls; ii) developing a regional market introduction strategy and market-specific plans for a manufacturer of new contraceptive methods; iii) mapping digital health landscapes relevant to malaria and other community health priorities in southeast Asia; iv) creating SBCC to support market introduction of new vector control products; and v) developing a toolkit to enable Ministries of Health to accelerate introduction of new test and treat options for radical cure of vivax malaria. Josselyn serves on multiple non-profit boards including the Regional Steering Committee for the Regional Artemisinin-resistance Initiative (RAI) in the Greater Mekong Sub-region.