Chief of Party, USAID-funded Cure Tuberculosis Project, Kyrgyzstan
Ainura Ibraimova has more than 20 years of experience in health policy, financing, building and strengthening dialogue between governments and health organizations, developing international strategic documents in health reforms, health sector capacity building, and research. Before JSI, she was chief of party for the USAID-funded Defeat TB Project in Kyrgyzstan and the regional health finance director for the USAID Quality Health Care Project (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan). Ainura was the deputy minister of health from 2000 to 2008; prior to that she was the director general of the country’s Mandatory Health Insurance Fund. Ainura has an MS and PhD in medicine and an MD in curative care.