Tata Chanturidze is a Principal consultant in Health Systems Governance and Financing at OPM. She leads the Health Practice. Being a Medical Doctor, with an MPH from Emory University, USA, she brings 20 years’ experience in health sector policies and reforms, governance, service organisation and delivery, health financing and service purchasing, performance assessments and reviews at system and institutional levels, and health management capacity building in CEE, FSU, UK and beyond.
In 2006–2007 Tata was a Vice-Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs in Georgia, overseeing development of health policy, state health budget and Programmes, PHC and Hospital reforms, and sector-wide capacity planning and development. She worked closely with the Prime Minister, State and line Ministers, the Parliament, international aid agencies, and national stakeholders.
Her consultancy experience includes managing and technically contributing to multiple multi-million-dollar projects, including'DFID supported Primary Health Care programme, Georgia (DFID; 2003-2008); multiple WB-funded long-term TA projects in Kazakhstan, supporting the health policy analyses, health financing and service purchasing reforms including SHI and DRGs, and capacity building. In 2007–2008 she lead the Georgia’s Health Systems Performance Assessment (Health systems in Transition–HiT), for WHO/the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. In 2017-2019, she managed the WB-funded projects in Romania on Hospital Performance Assessment (HPA) and Health Technology Assessment (HTA). Currently she is managing OPM contribution to the DFID Frameworks - UK AID MATCH and UK AID Direct, led by Mannion Danniels. Since 2012 she has also been a Technical Lead for more than 50 Fast response projects under the DFID PEAKS & EASAC Frameworks, delivered by HEART.
Selected publications and articles:
Performance management in complex adaptive systems: a conceptual framework for health systems
Tom Newton-Lewis; Wolfgang Munar; Tata Chanturidze
BMJ Global Health; bmjgh-2021-005582.R2; July 2021
What, why and how do health systems learn from one another? Insights from eight low- and middle-income country case studies
Witter, Sophie; Anderson, Ian; Annear, Peter; Awosusi, Abiodun; Bhandari, Nitin N.; Brikci, Nouria; Binachon, Blandine; Chanturidze, Tata; Gilbert, Katherine; Jensen, Charity; Lievens, Tomas; McPake, Barbara; Raichowdhury, Snehashish; Jones, Alex (BioMed Central, 2019-01-21)
Assessment of Public hospital Governance in Romania: Lessons from 10 case studies.
Antonio Duran, Tata Chanturidze, Adrian Gheorghe, Antonio Moreno.
International Journal of Health policy Management (IJHPM-1802-3145 (R3)) (Dec, 2018)
The shaded side of the UHC cube: a systematic review of human resources for health management and administration in social health protection schemes
Konrad Obermann, Tata Chanturidze, Bernd Glazinski, Karin Dobberschuetz, Heiko Steinhauer, Jean-Olivier Schmidt. Health Economics Review (2018) 8:4
Specifying a State Guaranteed Health Beneﬁts package for Kazakhstan: lessons for emerging economies and middle-income countries
Michael Jones, Tata Chanturidze, Sam Franzen, Alex Manu and Mike Naylor.
The International journal of Health planning and Management (Int J Health Plann Mgmt 2017);
Introducing Diagnosis-Related Groups in Kazakhstan: Evolution, achievements, and challenges;
Tata Chanturidze; Mike Esau; Simon Hölzer; Erica Richardson.
Health Policy; August 2016;
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2016.07.007. http://www.healthpolicyjrnl.com/article/S0168-8510(16)30179-8/abstract or http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27496156
Governance in Health – The Need for Exchange and Evidence Comment on "Governance, Government, and the Search for New Provider Models"
Chanturidze Tata, Obermann Konrad,
International Journal of Health Policy and Management (IJHPM) 5(8):507-510 · May 201OI: 10.15171/ijhpm.2016.60
Aligning financing, governance and service delivery to build up better health systems; the Kazakhstan reform experience
Chanturidze Tata; Duran Antonio.
15th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy 20-23 June 2016, Athens, Greece ; Presented June, 2016.
Building policy-making capacity in the Ministry of Health: the Kazakhstan experience
Chanturidze T, Adams O, Tokezhanov B, Naylor M, Richardson E;
Human Resources for Health. 2015, 13:4; DOI: 10.1186/1478-4491-13-4
Data for development in health: a case study and monitoring framework from Kazakhstan
Obermann K, Chanturidze T, Richardson E., B, Tanirbergenov S, Shoranov M; Nurgozhaev A.
BMJ Global Health; DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2015-000003; April 2016
- Duran, Antonio; Wright, Stephen; Belli, Stephen; Chanturidze, Tata; Jeurissen, Patrick P T; Saltman, Richard B: Understanding Hospitals in changing Health Systems (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)
- Chanturidze T, Ugulava T, Duran A, Ensor T; Country Profiles: Georgia, Health Systems in Transitions (HiT); European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies; Vol. 11 No. 8; 2009.