South Africa National Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa
Yogan Pillay is the Deputy Director-General for Health in South Africa. He is responsible for policy making, guiding implementation, and monitoring of national programmes in HIV, TB and maternal, child and women's health. He is also currently facilitating the implementation of a national programme to re-engineer the primary health care system in South Africa. Dr. Pillay has contributed to a large number of journal articles including co-authorship of papers on financing of HIV and AIDS programmes and drug resistant TB. He is a co-author of the Textbook of International Health: Global health in a Dynamic World.