Kashi Barbara Carasso

A public health professional with pharmacy background, Kashi has fifteen years experience in developing countries working in different capacities on strategy, implementation & evaluation of health programmes. Her key skills include procurement & supply chain management of essential medicines; teaching, training & capacity building; and evaluation of health care programs; Recent clients include UNICEF, KfW, DFID, EU, UNITAID, the Global Fund, USAID, the World Bank, GIZ, WHO, and OXFAM. 

Kashi is a team-player, proactive and results-oriented, with excellent interpersonal skills. She is a partner with hera (www.hera.eu), Distance Learning teacher and lecturer at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), and has been a member of UNITAID’s Proposal Review Committee since 2014. She functions as a member of QUAMED (Quality Medicines for All, www.quamed.org) and member of the Working Group on Medicines of BeCause Health (Belgian Platform for International Health). She is also trained as a holistic counselor and group therapist, and supports personal self-development processes.

Kashi has been affiliated with the RCE-VIHSCM as the training and research advisor since September 2017, and has extensive experience working in EAC countries – notably South Sudan, Kenya and Uganda – on supply chain management. She is passionate about the transfer of knowledge, skills and – more importantly even – motivating health professionals in making a change in their own work environment, to help ensure quality medicines are available to all in need.


E-mail : kashi.carasso@hera.eu

LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kashi-barbara-carasso-b2b3aa31/