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A warm and belated welcome to hera’s newest partner Mr. Travor Mabugu

Travor is a Zimbabwean health economist and Pharmacist with cross-cutting experience in health economics. He has worked with hera as an independent consultant since 2015. In 2019 he became an associate partner and in September 2020, at the last Extraordinary General Assembly, he joined hera as a partner.

On becoming a partner Travor said he was sure “belonging to a family of like-minded professionals in the same field of operation, will not only add value to hera, but will also importantly propel me to achieve my full potential.”

Travor brings a wealth of experience and expertise to hera and we are fortunate he has taken the steps to join as a partner. Together we will continue to work toward the goal of realising fundamental human rights to health and development for all.

To date, Travor has consulted on projects across more than 22 sub-Saharan Africa countries. He has conducted several economic evaluations, costing and resource allocation studies focusing on the health sector, financial gap analysis, Public-Private Partnership strategic frameworks. He has sound technical and evaluative skills that include the use of FCDO Value for Money frameworks (3E+E) or more broadly the OECD value for money approaches in assessing the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainable implementation of various programmes.

He has extensive experience in the application of Value for money techniques in several complex situations, ranging from policy, strategy, operational planning, to direct and indirect approaches that influence public sector health service delivery. He has used the Theory of Change, Results Chain and logical Frameworks, coupled with financial analysis to design and apply value for money methodology in informing health sector investment decisions.

Travor is conversant with various resource estimation/costing tools including OneHealth Tool (OHT), DMPPT Tool, GOALS and AIMS and intervention-specific costing models, including the TIME model for TB interventions. His competencies also include Expenditure tracking (NHA/SHA & NASA), Health Sector Financial gap analysis and strategic plan costing, budgeting and programme reviews experience, Economic & Financial costing of health strategies and National Operational Plans using ABC costing approach or High-Level modeling approaches.

Please see his bio for more information. You can contact us anytime if you have questions or if you want to learn more about working with us.