Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Dr David Weakliam

MB BCh, BAO, MCommH, FFPHMI, MRCPI, MRCGP, DTM&H, DCH, DObs, HD Quality in Healthcare

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Dr David Weakliam works as a Consultant in Public Health Medicine in the HSE. Before joining the HSE in 2007 he worked for 18 years on improving health in developing countries, including 12 years spent in Africa and Asia.

From 2003-2007 he was Health Adviser for Irish Aid, the Government's overseas aid programme. David now leads the HSE Global Health Support Programme which he helped establish in 2010. He lectures on a range of global health topics, is Board Chairman of the relief and development agency Tearfund, and is Chair of the Executive Committee of the Irish Forum for Global Health.