Research

Brexit White Paper – making Britain great again?

Read Martin McKee’s article in the BMJ.

STRENGTHS – mental health care for Syrian refugees

Dates: 2017-2021 Funder: European Commission ECOHOST staff involved: Bayard Roberts Description: ECOHOST is a partner in a new five-year European Commission funded research project called STRENGTHS led by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam which seeks to strengthen mental health care for Syrian refugees in Europe and in countries neighbouring Syria. The current refugee crisis across Europe and […]

Treatment and control of NCDs in Malaysia and the Philippines

Creating the building blocks for better treatment and control of non-communicable diseases among poor and vulnerable households in Malaysia and the Philippines Dates: September 2016 – August 2020 Funder: Wellcome Trust/Newton Fund-MRC Humanities & Social Science Collaborative Award ECOHOST staff involved: Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova, Benjamin Palafox Description: The project will provide the knowledge needed […]

Brexit means Brexit

Read Martin McKee’s blog in Health policy and Planning Debated

Measuring the impact of cardiovascular disease on equity and impoverishment

Measuring the impact of cardiovascular disease costs on equity and impoverishment: toward a standardised method in low- and middle-income countries Dates: October 2015-October 2018 Funder: Wellcome Trust ECOHOST staff involved: Adrianna Murphy, Martin McKee The overarching goal of this project is to adapt, develop and implement a standardised methodology to capture direct and indirect healthcare […]

Towards a new model of evidence for population health improvement

Dates: December 2015 – December 2016 Funder: The Health Foundation ECOHOST staff involved: Harry Rutter, Keti Glonti Despite large amounts of investment in research, knowledge translation, policy development, and practical action the UK, along with almost all other nations, faces a growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases. Despite major efforts we are no closer to solving […]

PURE critical barriers

Dates: December 2014 – November 2015 Funder: Economic, Social and Research Council (ESRC) ECOHOST staff involved: Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova, Bayard Roberts, Benjamin Palafox Description: The goal of this project is to understand inequalities in accessing and continuing effective care for cardiovascular diseases in low-, middle- and high income countries. The objectives of the study […]

Mental health needs among internally displaced persons in Ukraine

Dates: January 2016 – November 2016 Funder: European Commission/International Alert ECOHOST staff involved: Bayard Roberts This research consultancy is to work with International Alert and the Global Initiative on Psychiatry (Tbilisi) on a nationally representative cross-sectional survey with approximately 1800 adults forcibly displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. It will measure the burden of […]

TB Regional EECA Project (TB-REP)

Dates: May 2016 – November 2016 Funder: Global Fund ECOHOST staff involved: Bayard Roberts, Martin McKee, Anna Odone The TB Regional EECA Project (TB-REP) seeks to improve tuberculosis (TB) outcomes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia through a health systems strengthening approach. The project is led the Center for Health Policies and Studies in Moldova […]

Good Health at Low Cost

Dates: March 2009 – June 2013 Funder: The Rockefeller Foundation ECOHOST staff involved: Dina Balabanova, Martin McKee Description: To mark the 25th anniversary of the publication of the original Good health at low cost report, a team of researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine along with partner institutions from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, […]