Health systems change

Polio in Ukraine: a public health emergency waiting to happen?

in the ECOHOST Seminar Series Date: Monday 29 February 2016 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: LG4, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker: Dr Erica Richardson, European Observatory on Health Systems & Policies On 1 September 2015, two children in western Ukraine were reported to have been […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]