Eveline Geubbels

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Scientists: Target TB interventions on these transmission hotspots

(Dar es Salaam, September 14, 2017). Scientists at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have recently adapted a method for identifying tuberculosis (TB) transmission hotpots using a new technique that could revolutionize …

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Recent Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

This is an evaluation study that IHI is conducting in collaboration with London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The research takes place in the context of an innovative intervention …

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

As countries drive towards achieving high and equitable coverage of life-saving vaccines, the availability of sustainable, equitable, and predictable financing for vaccine delivery is essential. Over the last two decades, …

Eveline Geubbels

Research Scientist and Head of Health Systems, Impact Evaluation & Policy

Dr. Eveline Geubbels is an epidemiologist with broad experience in applied public health and health systems research, as well as impact evaluation, especially related to chronic diseases. For the past 15 years she has been based in Malawi, Rwanda and currently Tanzania. Dr. Geubbels main interests focus on optimizing the interface between people and health systems and increasingly, on the policy environment of both, employing research methods such as controlled before-after studies, randomized trials, mixed methods observational studies and policy implementation analysis. Recognizing the strong impact of public policies, beyond the health sector, on health, Dr. Geubbels became involved in studies exploring the social determinants of sexual and reproductive health and of non-communicable diseases, using both individual-level and ecological analysis. She has a passion for research capacity building, both through mentorship of postgraduate students and through development of teaching programs, including a Masters course for Applied Clinical Research in Rwanda and Uganda (2008) and the Masters of Public Health Research course at IHI/NMAIST (2013). Dr. Geubbels has proven experience of successfully managing large grants and leading interdisciplinary teams. She is currently combining her research and teaching roles with a research management position as Head of Health Systems, Impact Evaluation and Policy department. She holds a MSc in Biomedical Health Sciences from Radboud University and a PhD in Epidemiology from Utrecht University, both in the Netherlands.

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Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa.

Health systems governance for inclusive and sustainable social health protection in Ghana and Tanzania

Evaluation of integrated nutrition interventions in Tanzania

Analysing longitudinal population-based HIV/AIDS data in Africa

Impact of community-based HIV/AIDS services on antiretroviral therapy retention and adherence in Tanzania

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