African Collaborative for Health Financing Solutions

African Collaborative for Health Financing Solutions


ACS is a five-year, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project that supports countries to advance toward universal health coverage (UHC) in sub-Saharan Africa. Led by Results for Development, the project is built on three principles: collaboration, inclusivity and accountability. Duke GHIC is a subcontractor and Duke-Maroglis research team members have been leading research and learning activities. 

Read about the locally-driven research and learning agenda here

Read our work including: Progressing toward Universal Health Coverage: Perceptions, Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation; the Untapped Potential of Universal Health Coverage Policy Dialogue; and Consultation Phase Findings: Cross-Cutting Review of Emerging Themes, Challenges and Solutions here

Funder: USAID

Duke Lead: Duke Global Health Innovation Center


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Duke-Margolis Team


Krishna Udayakumar, MD, MBA

Director of Post-Graduate Education Initiatives, Margolis Center
Associate Professor of Global Health and Medicine
Margolis Executive Core Faculty
2020 Intern Mentor

Andrea Thoumi headshot

Andrea Thoumi, MPP, MSc

Area Lead, Community Health and Equity
Faculty Director of Health Equity Educational Programming
Senior Team Member
Anti-Racism and Equity Committee Member
Core Faculty Member
Adjunct Assistant Professor
2020 Intern Mentor

Jonathan Gonzalez-Smith

Jonathan Gonzalez-Smith, MPAff

Assistant Research Director