Tharani Loganathan is a Public Health Specialist with specialization in Health Economics, and an Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. She has 17 years working experience with the Ministry of Health, Malaysia in diverse areas, most recently in the field of Primary Health Care. She has a particular interest in Health Economics, Health Systems Research and Health Policy; towards advancing health system goals of achieving Universal Health Coverage. Tharani is a 2017 Equity Initiative Fellow for Health Equity in Southeast Asia. As an Equity Initiative Fellow, Tharani Loganathan is part of the larger global network of the Atlantic Fellows community.