Evidence-based research is key to design efficient and universal health policies in low and middle income countries. Impressive advancements have been made on many health fronts. We aim to contribute to the global effort to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Health policy touches a variety of socio-economic and political aspects. By engaging with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, our work investigates health issues with a particular focus on low and middle income states.

Specific areas of competence include: infectious and non-communicable diseases, maternal and new born morbidity and mortality, water and sanitation, malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, intellectual property rights, ICT for health policy, brain drain, data and targets.


Infectious and non-communicable diseases

Sexual and reproductive health

Maternal health

Food, nutrition and health


Navika Harshe | A-id: Agenda for International Development

Navika Harshe

Research Associate

Allison Grande

Research Associate

Gloria Afful-Mensah

Research Associate

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