Dr. Enis Barış is President of GluonMed, Global Health Consultancy, and Non-Resident Associate with Aceso Global, a DC-based international consultancy firm in global health. Dr. Barış currently serves as a Senior Advisor to the World Bank, the New Development Bank (NDB) and The Global Fund, subsequent to his retirement from the World Bank after two decades of service, most recently as Advisor to the HNP Global Director, and HNP Practice Manager in MENA, ECA and East Asia and the Pacific Regions. He also worked in the past as Director of Country Health Systems at the European Regional office (EURO) of the World Health Organization and as Senior Advisor for Health at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada. He also held positions as Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at the University of Montreal and the Duke Global Health Institute. Dr. Barış holds a Medical degree (MD) from Turkey, and Masters (M.Sc.) and Doctoral (Ph.D) degrees from the Université de Montréal, Canada. He is the author/co-author of seven books, as well as over 50 peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters, pertaining the comparative health systems, health and healthcare policy, health and environment and disease control programs.