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Health, Innovation and Equity

Product Development Partnerships for Health

An Innogen funded project, this project is currently in its Third Phase having first started in 2001. This current phase of the project is concerned with questions of partnership objectives, inputs, process and outputs; and the connections between these.

15 June 2015, 11:25

Professor Theo Papaioannou

Professor of Politics, Innovation & Development
FASS; Development Policy & Practice

7 April 2017, 14:14

Life Sciences Innovation and Social Justice

This project examines the new challenges that bio-scientific knowledge poses to 'fair' distribution of opportunities and risks, benefits and costs in a global civil society

15 June 2015, 11:26

Dr Janine Talley

Staff Tutor
WELS; Health, Wellbeing and Social Care

10 April 2017, 14:53

Ethics, payments and maternal survival in Tanzania

The maternal mortality rate in Tanzania is among the highest in the world. This research focuses on the interaction between payment practices in maternal care and the quality and ethics of the care provided.

15 June 2015, 11:28

Professor Claire Turner

Professor of Analytical Science
STEM; Life, Health & Chemical Sciences

10 April 2017, 15:03

Medical devices industries in developing countries

Medical device and Pharmaceutical industry forms important industries for containment of healthcare cost and access of healthcare to poor people.

15 June 2015, 11:28

Dr Andrew Watkins

SPRU, University of Edinburgh
Visiting Research Fellow: FASS; Development Policy & Practice

10 April 2017, 15:07

Innovation in Pharma and Equity in Health Systems

The case of health care represents a crucial issue and 'example' in the analysis of the interrelations between innovation and inequality. The project seeks to tackle the issue by bringing together an understanding of the construction of capabilities in innovation and manufacturing, and the construction of health system capability to deliver access and lower inequity.

15 June 2015, 11:31

Professor Nicola Yeates

Professor of Social Policy
FASS; Social Policy & Criminology

10 April 2017, 15:14

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