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
Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brannstrom
Anni is an applied economist working in global health. Together with Dr. Skordis-Worrall, she works on a number of trials and interventions run by multidisciplinary teams in sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. They write funding applications, design data collection tools, build capacity among our partners, and analyse and disseminate results. Themes include cost effectiveness, diffusion» Learn more