AN ACADEMIC COLLECTIVE WORKING ON THE ECONOMICS OF GLOBAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT

WE ARE BASED LARGELY WITHIN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON'S INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL HEALTH (IGH)

WITH LINKS TO THE LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE AND TROPICAL MEDICINE, UCL ECONOMICS, THE INSTITUTE FOR FISCAL STUDIES, UMEA UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN.

WE HAVE ACTIVE PROJECTS IN INDIA, NEPAL, BANGLADESH, MALAWI, UGANDA AND IRAN.

FEATURED PROJECT
The general objective of DIFFER is to improve sexual and reproductive health for all women by expanding and strengthening sexual and reproductive health services, and providing and testing targeted interventions for female sex workers (FSW) in the context of existing health systems. The research will take place in 3 sub-Saharan» Learn more
FEATURED PAPER
Women's groups and health education by peer counsellors can improve the health of mothers and children. We assessed their effects on mortality and breastfeeding rates in rural Malawi. We did a 2×2 factorial, cluster-randomised trial in 185 888 people in Mchinji district. 48 equal-sized clusters were randomly allocated to four» Learn more
TEAM MEMBERS
Giulia Greco
Giulia obtained a degree in Economics and Public Administration at Bocconi University in Milan and an MSc in Social Policy and Planning for Developing Countries at LSE, with a dissertation on the international migration of health workers. She joined the Health Economics and Financing Programme (now HESA) at the LSHTM in 2006. The majority of» Learn more