Mr. Chenjoh is passionate about supporting governments and institutions in the health sector through maximizing the use of health financings data in resource constrained contexts. With more than 11 years of experience in the health sector, he has worked to support community-based health organizations, larger-scale donor funded programs, and governments, bringing extensive expertise in financial resource mapping and the development of M&E frameworks in Francophone contexts. He has assessed public financial management systems for RMNCAH+N and EPI programs; supported the development of national health financing strategies; and established governance structures to improve evidence -based planning and budgeting.
Mr. Chenjoh brings expertise strengthening national health financing systems and laying the foundation for reforms to advance universal health coverage (UHC) by developing long-term health financing strategies and associated reforms; improving evidence-based financial planning and resource tracking; and mobilizing resources in underfunded areas. He has improved financial management systems both at the central and district levels, increasing the efficiency of public funds allocated across the health sector.
Prior to working with Cooper/Smith, Mr. Chenjoh worked as a Health Economist with UNAIDS in Cameroon. As the health financing portfolio lead, his primary objective was to support the Government of Cameroon’s vision for eliminating HIV/AIDS user fees by January 2020. Addressing both the needs of the donors and government, Mr. Chenjoh was instrumental in formulating and operationalizing critical governance structures and policies to attain these goals. This included estimating the cost of user fees elimination, leading policy dialogues, and facilitating interactions with government counterparts, country stakeholders, and development partners.
Mr. Chenjoh holds a master’s degree in health economics, policy, and management from the University of Cameroon, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Dschang. He is based in Cameroon and supports Cooper/Smith’s programs across West Africa.