Dr Anthony D Harries

Dr Anthony D Harries

Senior Advisor, Director – Department of Research

Dr Anthony David Harries is Senior Advisor and Director of the Department of Research, which includes the Center for Operational Research (COR) and SORT-IT courses . He is a physician and a registered specialist in the United Kingdom in infectious diseases and tropical medicine and spent over 20 years living and working in sub-Saharan Africa. In Malawi he served the Ministry of Health as National Advisor on both TB and HIV, with responsibility for scaling up antiretroviral therapy there. In 2008, he joined The Union, where he has launched a successful training programme in operational research and served as the lead person responsible for TB and diabetes, among other achievements.

In 2002 Dr Harries was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to work in TB in Africa. He is also an honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the author of hundreds of published papers on TB, HIV/AIDS, tropical medicine and the impact of operational research.