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Naiara Artaza

Goverment of Biscay

Naiara Artaza

Naiara Artaza is the Head of the Nagusi intelligence Center (NIC) and adviser for social care strategic projects at the Cabinet Office of the Government of Biscay.

She is an experienced professional in health and social care systems, during a 25+ years of professional career, she has gained an extensive experience in healthcare and social care management and policy reform.

She has a Master of Science (MSc) in Health Economics, Policy and Management from the London School of Economics (LSE), a certificate in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, a bachelor’s degree in Law and a Specialist Diploma in Economics from Deusto University.

NIC is a centre aimed at boosting a new sector of activity relating to ageing, health and long-term care. It is a space for public-private collaboration that aspires to transform the challenge of the ageing population into an opportunity for economic and social development.


Countries Basque Country (Spain); Spain;
Topics Care economy; Care integration/ coordination; Governance and LTC systems organisation; LTC Policy; LTC Reforms;
Role Policy;
Interest Groups Climate Change and LTC; Data Science; Economics of Long-Term Care; Long-Term Care in Spain; Long-Term Care Policy;
Research interests

LTC Policy; LTC Reforms; Governance and LTC systems organization; LTC reforms; Health and social care integration/ coordination; Silver economy strategic design; Economics of aging.