Mariam Claeson


Mariam Claeson is the director of the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman Every Child. She previously worked on maternal, newborn and child health with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and on public health, including HIV and AIDS, with the World Bank and the World Health Organization. She has many years of program experience from Africa and South Asia.

Latest Articles

Opinion: Financing healthy futures to meet the SDGs
8 Feb 2017

Partnerships are vital for countries to reach the most vulnerable populations with high-impact health interventions. Mariam Claeson, director of the Global Financing Facility, describes how collaborative funding can help solve last mile challenges in health care for women, children and adolescents.

Let's support national actions to end preventable maternal and newborn deaths
11 Dec 2014

India, Nigeria and Ethiopia have recently taken important steps toward ending preventable maternal newborn deaths and stillbirths. Find out more in this guest column by Mariam Claeson, director of the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.