Dang Ngo is the Vice President for Southeast Asia Pacific, overseeing operations and strategic priorities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, and covering initiatives including HIV, TB, malaria, hepatitis, vaccines, family planning, health system strengthening, and health information systems. Mr. Ngo is also CHAI’s Country Director in Vietnam, leading a high-performing team to significant successes including scaling up of HIV treatment coverage for children from 9 percent in 2006 to 86 percent in 2015 (one of the highest in the world), introducing improved diagnostic systems such as point-of-care and early infant diagnosis of HIV, introducing TB prevention programs that are dramatically reducing incidences, strengthening procurement and supply chain management systems to ensure drugs reach patients, and designing and implementing innovative SMS- and web-based health management information systems that are meaningfully improving patient referral systems and service delivery, among others.
Mr. Ngo joined CHAI in 2008 as a Program Coordinator in Vietnam and assumed the Deputy Country Director and Country Director roles in 2010 and 2011, respectively. He is also a member of CHAI’s Operations Leadership Team.
Prior to joining CHAI, Mr. Ngo developed a landmine risk prediction model using statistical tools that is changing the UN Mine Action Centre’s approach to reducing landmine incidences in Afghanistan. Additionally, he led the development of market-leading enterprise-level educational tools and websites to link students to universities. He is also an award-winning photographer.
Mr. Ngo earned a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program.