Completed research projects

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 […]

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, […]

Health in Times of Transition

Dates: May 2009 – April 2013 Funder: European Commission ECOHOST staff involved: Martin McKee, Bayard Roberts, Adrianna Murphy, Dina Balabanova Description: The Health in Times of Transition (HITT) Study is a multi-country study seeking to examine the circumstances in which people of the post-soviet countries live, their health and related behaviours such as alcohol and […]

Evaluating care across borders

Dates: May 2010 – October 2013 Funder: European Commission ECOHOST staff involved: Martin McKee, Keti Glonti Description: The aim of this project is to facilitate a process whereby Europe’s citizens can make informed choices about whether to seek health care in another Member State, and if they so choose, to ensure that the administrative and […]

Mental health in Georgia

Dates: May 2011 – October 2013 Funder: Wellcome Trust ECOHOST staff involved: Bayard Roberts, Martin McKee Description: This study seeks to measure the prevalence of mental health outcomes including depression, PTSD, harmful alcohol use, and somatic distress among internally displaced persons and other persons affected by the armed conflicts in Georgia. It also examines factors […]

HOPE-4

Dates: August 2012 – July 2014 Funder: Canadian Institutes of Health Research ECOHOST staff involved: Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova, Charlotte Kuhlbrandt Description: This project seeks to improve the management of hypertension, a condition that afflicts around a billion people worldwide, nearly three-quarters of whom live in developing countries. The project has several phases: a systematic […]

Health resilience

Dates: February 2013 – October 2014 Funder: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Staff involved: Bayard Roberts, Martin McKee, Vladimir Gordeev, Ketevan Glonti Description: The project takes place in the context of the worst economic crisis in Europe since the Great Depression. It seeks to understand how some people are better able than others to […]

Evidence review in humanitarian crises

Dates: March 2013 – October 2014 Funder: UK Department for International Development (DFID), Wellcome Trust ECOHOST staff involved: Bayard Roberts Description: The project was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Wellcome Trust, and the findings will inform their joint funding calls for public health research in humanitarian crises. The overall […]

Life for a child evaluation

Dates: April 2014 – January 2015 Funder: The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust ECOHOST staff involved: Martin McKee, Louise Sigfrid Description: The International Diabetes Federation’s Life for a Child Program (IDF-LFAC) was established in 2001 with support from the Australian Diabetes Council and HOPE worldwide for the purpose of increasing access to […]

PHOENIX

Dates: April 2010 – December 2015 Funder: Department of Health ECOHOST staff involved: Harry Rutter Description: The aim of this project is to examine the impact of structural changes to the health and care system at national, regional and local level in England on the functioning of the public health system, and on the approaches […]