Dr. Stefania Ilinca

Dr. Stefania Ilinca

Technical Advisor on long-term care with the WHO European Office

Dr. Stefania Ilinca is currently acting as Technical Advisor on long-term care with the WHO European Office. She is a Senior Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health and works as a researcher at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research (UN affiliated) in Vienna. She has extensive experience working at the interface between policy and research, dividing her time between applied research, policy advice and advocacy efforts. Her work focuses on equity, innovation and service design in health and long-term care systems, with particular attention to gender and socio-economic inequalities and the intersection of inequalities and disadvantage accumulation over the life course. Dr Stefania Ilinca will be speaking about equity and inequality in access to/use of health care services and reforms countries have undertaken to improve the health sector's equity lens.