Levan Jugeli is a medical doctor with significant experience and thorough knowledge of the public health, health care systems, including pharmaceuticals. He has worked on several assignments in the field of health care. He has over 15 years of experience working with international donor-funded projects.
His most recent post was National Consultant of the reproductive cancer screening project funded by UNFPA and Georgian government, he managed to launch and implement Breast and cervical cancer screening project throughout the country. Prior to this assignment he served as the Deputy Minister of Health and Social Affairs of Georgia. He played a leading role in national health policy development and health care reform implementation. He supervised the Health and Social Projects Implementation Centre, executing the World Bank supported health care reform projects and acted as the primary recipient of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and Primary Health Care Reform. In his spare time, he gives guest lectures on International health systems. Levan is also partner of Georgia/USA company Turmanidze Cosmetics which produces herbal creams, ointments and compounds.
Levan Jugeli earned his medical degree at Tbilisi State Medical University and at Tartu State University in Estonia. He also holds an MSc degree from the London School of Economics (LSE) in International Health Policy.