Christian Suharlim

Christian Suharlim

​Senior Technical Advisor, Health Technology Assessment

Dr. Christian Suharlim, Senior Technical Advisor in Health Technology Assessment (HTA), is a public health expert with over 14 years of experience including medical practice in rural Indonesia, policy work at the Indonesian Ministry of Health, and academic research and teaching at Harvard. 

Before joining MSH, Dr. Suharlim developed the costing tools and instruments for Intensified Mission Indradhanush, one of the world’s largest immunization drives; and led the data management and analyses of EPIC, one of the most extensive coordinated sets of immunization costing and financing studies in six countries (Benin, Ghana, Uganda, Zambia, Honduras, Moldova).

Dr. Suharlim authored the USAID-funded HTA Roadmap document and also developed various instruments examining primary health care costing, field-based sampling, and cost-effectiveness of health technologies targeting neglected tropical diseases and infectious diseases. Dr. Suharlim is the Director of, an online platform for policymakers and researchers, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

He received his MD from Universitas Indonesia, an MPH in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health, and his postdoctoral fellowship from the Harvard Center for Health Decision Science.