Dr. CHAN CHEE KHOON
Independent Researcher, University of Malaya
Chan Chee Khoon is a health policy analyst at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with Bachelor and Master’s degrees in life sciences, and has a Doctor of Science degree in epidemiology from Harvard University.
In 2004-2005, he was a Nippon Foundation API senior fellow at Kyoto University. He has served as consultant and technical adviser to the World Bank, European Commission (EC-INCO expert evaluator for health sector research), WHO (global consultations on Genomics & Health; IDEAHealth advisory board), UNRISD, UNESCAP (Expert Group Meeting on Health & Development, 2004), UNESCO (Bangkok regional consultation on ethics of scientific knowledge and technology, 2006), Japan International Cooperation Agency (third-party evaluator).
Elected to a two-year term on the inaugural Executive Board of the International Society for Equity in Health, he has also served on the editorial advisory boards of the International Journal for Equity in Health, Global Health Promotion, Global Social Policy, and Oxford Bibliographies in Public Health. He has authored and reviewed chapters for Global Health Watch (volumes 1-3), and his current research interests include health systems in transition, migration, rights and health, and environmental health.