Patrick Pascal Saint-Firmin

Patrick Pascal Saint-Firmin

Principal Technical Advisor, Health Economics and Financing

Dr. Patrick Pascal Saint-Firmin is a Principal Technical Advisor for Health Economics and Financing at MSH, where he provides oversight and analytical support on current and future projects and technical activities. He has more than 16 years of applied analytics experience through remote and in-country technical support roles, senior management, and team leader positions at the project level across nearly twenty countries.

Throughout his career, he has provided technical assistance to public-, private-, and NGO-sector counterparts in identifying, collecting, analyzing, disseminating, and using information for policy reforms, strategic planning, and program implementation in the areas of health systems strengthening and finance. He formerly served as a technical advisor in health financing at Palladium and has provided technical support across the Caribbean, Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining Palladium, Dr. Saint-Firmin served as health system strengthening and costing consultant and project team leader with Dexis Consulting Group and a health financing advisor with Abt Associates. He previously worked under USAID-funded projects with MSH in Haiti for five years, serving as health system strengthening director and senior technical advisor on the SCMS project, and as a health financing specialist and service delivery technical advisor on the SDSH project.

He holds an MD from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Université Notre-Dame d’Haiti and an MS in international health policy from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. He is a French and Haitian Creole native speaker and is fluent in English.