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Clare Strachan

Principal (acting)

Clare leads CEPA's global health team. She has expertise in health and community systems strengthening, communicable disease control, in particular malaria and neglected tropical diseases, and maternal, newborn and child health.

Clare Strachan

Clare Strachan is acting principal consultant and co-leads the CEPA's global health sector team. Clare has expertise in health and community systems strengthening, communicable disease control, in particular malaria and neglected tropical diseases, and maternal, newborn and child health. Her technical work has focused on national/global level and thematic evaluations, operational research, evidence-based programme design and implementation, as well as strategic and policy dialogue at global, regional and national levels.

Some of her recent projects have included a thematic review of the Global Fund’s approach to investments in Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health; the development of the Private Engagement Strategy for the RBM Partnership to End Malaria; the design of a comprehensive methodology for the evaluation of the Stop TB Partnership’s community, human rights and gender related TB interventions; and an analysis of the factors affecting the provision of Overseas Development Assistance for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent related health programmes, funded by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.

Clare has experience in utilising a range of quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches, including cross-sectional surveys, costing analysis, value for money assessments, time allocation studies, willingness to pay, key informant enquiry, most significant change, and observation studies. She has also worked for a variety of clients including governments, donors, bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies, universities and private health providers. Clare has considerable in-county experience, including six years living and working in Africa.

Clare holds a Master’s degree in Public Health in Developing Countries from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, as well as an undergraduate degree in Development Studies from the University of Liverpool. She currently teaches at postgraduate level at both LSHTM (MSc Public Health, Introduction to Health Economics module) and University College London (MSc Global Health, Essentials of Global Child Health module).

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