About ALEXANDRE NIMUBONA

Alexandre was born on the 7th of January 1981 in Burundi where he grew up and done the primary and secondary studies in scientific section. Alexandre attended the National Institute of Public Health in Bujumbura, where he completed the Bachelor degree of Science in Nursing. Experienced in Performance Based Financing since 2010, especially in its verification function, he completed a distance learning of Master of Arts degree in International Public Health at Madison International Institute and Business school, United State of America. Much later, he went on to complete an international internship in Economics of Health Systems in the framework of the Initiation to Research for Strengthening Health Systems at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. He evolved with the jobs in the international organizations that work in the field of health financing at intermediate level of Burundi Health System. He teaches in Private Universities since 2013. Alexandre NIMUBONA then went on to study Global Human Resource Management at National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development in New Delhi, India. He is currently working as a Performance Based Financing Evaluator in Health Facilities with the funding of the World Bank at the Ministry of Public Health and the fight Against Aids. Dedicated and focused professional who excels at prioritizing, Alexandre's works are mostly based on growing and achieving the organisational goals in which he is employed.

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Languages
Rundi
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Swahili
Elementary Proficiency
English
Professional Working Proficiency
French
Full Professional Proficiency
EDUCATION

Master of Arts in International Public Health
Madison International Institute and Business School
December 2014 to December 2015
Wilmington, United States
The program helps to answer the specific needs of health research and health administration in different parts of the whole world especially in developing countries. This distance learning program promotes international health research and practice and helps to develop knowledge and skills in different areas as: health expertise, health security, primary health care, performance based financing, health evaluation, health policy, health promotion and epidemiology. The program provides tools for examining public health problems and formulating relevant intervention strategies at the community, national and international levels. The program gave proven skills in developing innovative ways to improve quality of health services. In that context, the two great achievements were made: controlling regularly the performance of health facilities and strengthening them to appraise their performance indicators. Autonomous work is one of the main competencies gained through this program that strengthen the confidence in own-self.

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, Nursing option
National Institute of Public Health
February 2005 to December 2009
Bujumbura, Burundi
Key courses are focused on the history of nursing and the theories and skills essential to the profession. Critical and scientific thinking, cultural variation and decision-making are the major areas addressed. Learning was about common illnesses and the patterns of disease, in order to understand the processes of illness and healing. Ways in which nurses may affect change in an ill person and communities are also investigated. Emphasis is placed on understanding the commonalities in a variety of diseases. Competencies acquired are centered on understanding the relationship between diseases and symptoms that may help in diagnosing the public health problem. The different healthcare systems, the legal and ethical aspects of nursing and economic factors that affect healthcare and the nursing field are also studied. Drug therapy and its relationship to the nursing profession, how drugs affect bodily systems and their effects, ethical and legal aspects of prescription medications are also addressed. The acquired skills are based on assessment of the entire patient, including the physiological and psycho-social components; basic health assessment and on how to gather data for patient. Focus is on the promotion of healthy behaviors. All those have been put into practice by teaching in secondary and high schools, exercising as a nurse practitioner and working as a performance controller of health facilities.

WORKSHOPS & SHORT COURSES

Certificate in Health Financing Policy for Universal Health Coverage
World Health Organisation
January 2019 to May 2019
Bujumbura, Burundi
This e-learning course comprises six modules which cover the core functions of health financial policy: the goals of universal health coverage, an overview of health financing policy, revenue raising, Pooling, , Purchasing of health services and benefit package design. This course targets participants of various levels of experience and expertise and gives a deep comprehension and tools to analyze and develop a health financing policy at all levels of health systems.

Certificate of attendance at the 6th East African Health and Scientific Conference
East African Community
March 2017 to March 2017
Bujumbura, Burundi
The main theme for this conference is “Preparedness for, and control of disease outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics, in the context of climate change, globalization, and gaps in health systems”. The 6th Health and Scientific Conference provided an opportunity to share research findings on the theme of the conference, and related symposia has been organized to discuss the main issues from the conference in order to propose to Partner States concrete recommendations and strategies to implement them. The main achievement was the oral discussion during the sessions.

University Certificate in Global Human Resource Management
National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development ( NILERD)
December 2016 to January 2017
New Delhi, India
The program helps participants in installing a global perspective and create cultural awareness and appreciation of global differences. The courses are organised in differents areas related to: Introduction & evolution of Human Resource Management, Strategic Human Resource issues, Innovation tool for Human Resource Management, Job analysis in global World, Recruitment process & selection, Employee development, Training & development, Career planning, Appraising and improving performance, Managing global compensation,Conflict management, Global ethics and labour standards, Cross cultural management, Communication in cross cultural environment, Motivation in cross cultural environment and Global Knowledge management. The programe is unique in its approach in giving competencies of managing cross cultural sensitivities and hiring of staff across geographic boundaries. The program gave to participant ways to help the organization meet its goals and to align organizational goals with that of the Human Resource strategy to ensure that there is alignment of the people policies with that of the management objectives. In sum, the main competency given by this training program is managing people in international settings

RSS Certificate, Option of Economics of Health Systems
Universite Libre de Bruxelles
June 2016 to July 2016
Brussels, Belgium
This training aims to introduce public health professionals to the research in order to make them real actors of change able to contribute effectively to the strengthening of their health system. The program is divided into six units divided into 240 hours of lessons equivalent to 20 ECTS. Courses include: Health Care, Values, Health Systems, International Health Policy, complex and systemic approach, research approach and changing process; methods and tools of research, introduction and concepts in Health economics, sources and methods of health financing, health financing policies, costs analysis, economic evaluation and specific methods. Research on health systems, analysis, design and implementation of systemic and economic interventions are the main skills acquired.

EXPERIENCE

Part time lecturer of health economics
Universite Sagesse d'Afrique
September 2017 to Present
Bujumbura, Burundi
Lecture planning, preparation of course materials, teaching classes to undergraduate students and guiding them in their choice of future career. Checking and assessing students' work in the field of health economics. The main skill required is expertise in health economics

Lecturer
Universite Paix et Reconciliation
May 2013 to Present
Bujumbura, Burundi
Teaching and research in the field of Research Methodology in Public Health, Health Economics and Economics of Health Systems ,Public health Management and Nursing. Provide expertise, advicing and supporting in implementation and application of institute’s policies, procedures and practices in training, monitoring and evaluation of public health training program. Supporting the institute’s quality assurance, policies, procedures and practices. Providing leadership, expertise and guidance in the institute’s self-assessment practices and activities. Manage the academic services unit and contribute to the academic services and policy division by teaching, developing and maintaining links with students, other academic staff and other public health institutions.

Consultant/Controller of Performance Based Financing in Health Facilities
World Bank/ MSPLS
February 2019 to Present
Bururi, Burundi
To evaluate regularly the quantitative and qualitative performance of health facilities in the framework of helping them to implement performance based financing linked to free health care.

Comunity Health Workers officer and Responsible of Maternal and Child Health
Cordaid
April 2017 to November 2017
Gitega, Burundi
Responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of maternal and child health project and related activities at community level in collaboration with community health workers, health district and local administration.

Controller of Local Associations in BPF context
European Union/PAPSBU-AMAGARA MEZA
January 2012 to July 2015
Bururi, Burundi
Identify and preset local associations to be integrated into the Performance Based Financing approach, select and train investigators in community audit. Manage local associations in community audit. Assess level of satisfaction of people to health services, through surveys of monitoring and evaluation of Performance Based Financing. Authenticate the benefits reported by health facilities and reported in the health information system. Establish quarterly the compiled invoice to pay to local associations in relation of their performance, participate in payments of local associations. Discuss the problems identified with relevant and propose solutions

Controller of Health Facilities in PBF context
Cordaid
June 2010 to August 2011
Cibitoke and Bururi, Burundi
Manage health facilities in their preparation of development plans. Plan and execute audits activities in health facilities. Verify the veracity benefits of health facilities. Compile the audit reports of each health facility and do the accompanying narrative report summary, analyze trends of Performance Based Financing indicators and make strategic interventions to improve the performance of health facilities.

PUBLICATIONS

Prioritizing health financing for the overall Sustainable Development Goals journey in Burundi
Authors: , 2019
Type of Doc: Article | Type of Publication: Blog/Web Site

HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT FOR PREVENTING CATASTROPHIC HEALTH EXPENDITURE: Role of Global Human Resource Management
Authors: Alexandre NIMUBONA, 2017
Type of Doc: Report | Type of Publication: Other

Gestion transparente des ressources financières pour améliorer la performance globale des hôpitaux de district au Burundi
Authors: Alexandre NIMUBONA, 2016
Type of Doc: Academic Paper | Type of Publication: Other

LA PANDEMIE D’EBOLA : Stratégies FBP d’intervention
Authors: Alexandre NIMUBONA, 2015
Type of Doc: Thesis | Type of Publication: Other

Degrés d'intervention des agences des Nations Unies dans l'appui aux politiques de Santé Publiques nationales en Afrique
Authors: Alexandre NIMUBONA, 2015
Type of Doc: Academic Paper | Type of Publication: Other

Exploration de la perception du personnel soignant sur un plan de soins infirmiers personnalise dans les unités de soins de trois hôpitaux : H.P.R.C, C.P.L.R et C.H.U.K
Authors: Alexandre NIMUBONA, 2009
Type of Doc: Thesis | Type of Publication: Other

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