Gemma Todd

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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 …

Research Office, Lab Technicians required

IHI is looking for suitably qualified Research Officer and Laboratory Technicians to fill vacant positions in the Laboratory Unit in Bagamoyo. To apply or share, get more details about these …

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, …

Gemma Todd

Research Scientist

Gemma Todd is a mapper and urban geographer with over three years experience working internationally in a number of sectors: urban community development and engagement; research; health systems; urban space; and social care practice. Ms. Todd is currently the lead research scientist on the EQUINET Essential Health Benefits (EHB) project, a regional project working across East and Southern Africa. As the lead researcher she is working on the Tanzania case study to understand the EHB in greater depth. Alongside working on the EQUINET EHB project, Ms. Todd is a researcher developing the institutes agenda on urban health issues and the social determinants of health in Tanzania’s cities. Ms. Todd’s background is in the field of human geography, urbanisation and international development; receiving her BA in Human Geography from the University of Southampton, UK, and her MSc in Urbanisation and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

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Projects

The role of Essential Health Benefits (EHBs) in the delivery of integrated services in east and southern Africa

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