Viorel Soltan

Team Leader, Country and Community Support for Impact

Stop TB Partnership


Dr. Viorel Soltan Currently holding a PhD from the State Medical University in Moldova, MBA from Newport University and MPH from Moldova School of Public Health. He is holding a degree in general medicine (MD) from State Medical University in Moldova, where also served a 3-year residency in the Department of Neurology. From 2017 leads the Country and Community Support Team at Stop TB Partnership in Geneva. Between 2007-2017 served as director of the Center for Health Policies and Studies (PAS Center) and during 2011-2012 Dr. Soltan served as first deputy minister of health in the Republic of Moldova. In the period of 2004 – 2007 he was leading American International Health Alliance’ (AIHA) country office and was assuming primary responsibility for managing all facets of the USAID financed TB program. Has joined AIHA from the Open Society Foundation Moldova where served as the Director of Public Health Programs for the last six years. Dr. Soltan is associate professor at the State Medical University in Moldova’s School of Public Health where teach health systems and management as part of the MPH and PhD education programs. During 2011-2016, he served consecutively as a member of the Global Fund Board on behalf of EECA region, Chair of the Finance, Operational and Performance Committee and Chair of the Transitional Governance Committee of the Global Fund. Dr. Soltan is a renowned consultant with over forty consultancy assignments related to health systems and services, tuberculosis and HIV control in the EECA region and beyond.

2 FEB, 2018 15:30-17-30 hrs. PS4.3 Community Systems: the Bedrock of Responses to EID and AMR