Health Policy Analysis and Engagement

Jam tomorrow? Prospects for the “just about managing”

In the 2017 Litchfield Lecture held in Oxford 0n 16 March 2017, Martin McKee explores the prospects for the ‘just about managing’ in Britain in light of Brexit. Lecture podcast is available online, introduced by Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, the University of Oxford.

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 […]

WRR Lecture 2016: ‘Living on the edge’

Martin McKee’s keynote speech ‘Living on the edge: the growth of precariousness and why it matters for health’ took place at the Hague on 1 December 2016, is available to view online.  For more information please visit the WRR website.  

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]


Dates: September 2012 – August 2015 Funder: European Commission ECOHOST staff involved: Martin McKee Description: Go4Health aims to inform the process of setting health-related development goals beyond 2015. By means of a detailed examination of experience with the existing health MDGs and an extensive stakeholder consultation, it will make proposals for the post-2015 health-related development […]


TOwards imProved screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer In All of Europe Dates: September 2015 – August 2020  Funder: European Commission ECOHOST staff involved: Martin McKee, Keti Glonti The EU-TOPIA study is carried out in partnership with: Erasmus University, Netherlands; Cancer Society of Finland; City of Health and Science University Hospital of Turin, Italy; […]