Liliana Caraulan is the Acting Director of the Center for Health Policies and Studies (PAS Center), a regionally exposed Moldovan non-profit, think-tank and watchdog organization that implement a vast range of public health and policy programs related to health and community systems, communicable and non-communicable diseases and social accountability in Moldova and Eastern Europe and Central Asia region.
She is currently the Treasurer for Developing Country NGO Delegation where she supports the delegation finance work. Liliana is public health professional with 17 years of experience in managing health programs at national and international level and a reach regional technical assistance record to various Global Fund stakeholders in EECA. She works with PAS Center since 2010 leading the Global Fund TB Grant for EECA, Global Fund HIV Grantss and other large-scale grants including World Bank’s initiative on social accountability for better health, with a one and a half year break to serve as Grants Manager for the USAID portfolio at the Stop TB Partnership in Geneva. Prior to joining PAS Center, she coordinated the M&E of Global Fund TB and HIV programs and the Youth Friendly Health Centers Network with the Ministry of Health PIU, preceded by her involvement in development and scale up of national harm reduction services with the Public Health Program of the Soros Foundation-Moldova.
Linked to Global Fund programs since its establishment in different capacities - she worked most of her career in defining and expanding the role of civil society and community-based organizations in the continuum of care, bridging the gap between civil society and state health services, enabling programmatic and financial sustainability of Global Fund supported services, addressing the needs of key and vulnerable populations, removing human rights and gender barriers in accessing services and strengthening CSO and CBO capacity to become equal provider of services in the People-Centered Model of Care.
She holds an executive MBA degree from the Newport University, USA and Master of Public Health degree from the School of Public Health Management in Moldova, and serve in a number of boards, board constituencies, Working Groups, Task Force, and Committees with Global Fund, Stop TB Partnership, WHO EURO and regional affected communities’ networks.