Dorien Mulder is Investment Manager at PharmAccess, a Dutch foundation dedicated to making good health care accessible to everyone in Africa.
Dorien Mulder was educated as a medical doctor and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Before joining PharmAccess she worked in a variety of positions in the health sector, including healthcare provision, management consultancy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare infrastructure development.
PharmAccess has pioneered innovative approaches and public-private partnerships to health care improvement by stimulating both the demand and supply of health care, measuring and improving quality, thereby paving the way for investments in the sector. The group works closely with public and private financiers for the benefit of doctors and patients through insurance (Health Insurance Fund), loans to doctors (Medical Credit Fund), clinical standards and quality improvements (SafeCare), private investments (Investment Fund for Health in Africa) and operational research (Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development). The foundation is active in 10 African countries and employs a multidisciplinary team of over 70 people. Since 2012, PharmAccess has been a partner of the Global Health Fellowship Program by Pfizer and fellows have contributed to the mission of the organization, especially in the area of improving access to quality medicines.