African Collaborative for Health Financing Solutions

African Collaborative for Health Financing Solutions

Project Overview

ACS is a five-year, 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. The Duke Global Health Innovation Center is a subcontractor and Duke-Margolis research team members have been leading research and learning activities. 

Funder: USAID

Duke Lead: Duke Global Health Innovation Cente

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