Associate Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security
John-Arne Røttingen
Contact information
+47 959 80 589

Summary

John-Arne Røttingen is the director of the Division of Infectious Disease Control at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health; professor of health policy at the Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo; visiting professor at the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health; and institute visiting scholar at the Harvard Global Health Institute. He is associate fellow at the Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House; research associate of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies; chair of the board of the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research; member of the Scientific Oversight Group of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle; and member of the International Advisory Committee for the Global Burden of Disease study. He has been director general of the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services; Oxford Scholar at Wadham College; and Fulbright Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. He received his MD and PhD from the University of Oslo, an MSc from The University of Oxford and an MPA from Harvard University.

Expertise

  • Health policy and health systems with emphasis on how evidence can inform decision making.
  • Global health with emphasis on health system research.
  • Access to and innovation of medicines and other health technologies for the needs of developing countries.
  • Evidence based practice, evidence informed policy and knowledge translation.
  • Methods for evaluating the effectiveness of interventions, system changes and reforms.

Experience

2014-Incoming Director of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health’s Division of Infectious Disease Control
2012-Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health
2011-Institute Visiting Scholar, Harvard Global Health Institute, Harvard University
2010-Adjunct Professor in Health Policy, Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo
2004-2011Director General, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services
  

Broadcast experience

Some

Languages

  • English, Norwegian
  • A Global Antimicrobial Conservation Fund for Low- and Middle-Income 3 Countries with Osman Dar, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, September 2016
  • UN High-Level Meeting on antimicrobials—what do we need? with Ramanan Laxminarayan, Carlos F Amabile-Cuevas, Otto Cars, Timothy Evans, Steven Hoffman, Alison Holmes, Marc Mendelson, Devi Sridhar, Mark Woolhouse, David Heymann, The Lancet, July 2016
  • Towards a New Global Business Model for Antibiotics: Delinking Revenues from Sales Charles Clift, Unni Gopinathan, Chantal Morel, Kevin Outterson, John-Arne Røttingen and Anthony So (eds), Chatham House Report, October 2015
  • Røttingen JA, Regmi S, Eide M, Young AJ, Viergever RF, Årdal C, Guzman J, Edwards D, Matlin SA, Terry RF. Mapping available health R&D data: what’s there, what’s missing and what role for a Global Observatory. Lancet. 2013 May 17. doi:pii: S0140-6736(13)61046-6.
  • Hoffman SJ, Røttingen JA. Dark Sides of the Proposed Framework Convention on Global Health's Many Virtues: A Systematic Review and Critical Analysis. Health and Human Rights, in press
  • Hoffman SJ, Røttingen JA. Assessing Implementation Mechanisms for an International Agreement on Research and Development for Health Products. Policy and Practice. Bull World Health Organ. 2012 Nov 1;90(11):854-63.
  • Årdal C, Røttingen JA. Open Source Drug Discovery in Practice: A Case Study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2012; 6(9): e1827.
  • Røttingen JA, Chamas C. A new deal for global health R&D? The recommendations of the Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development (CEWG). PLoS Med. 2012 May;9(5):e1001219.