Articles by Rachel Thompson

Rachel writes this in her personal capacity. She tweets from @racheljuliathom

The Political Economy of Global Health: Reflections from the Prince Mahidol Award Conference, Bangkok

Posted in articles by on February 5, 2019

Rachel Thompson is a researcher currently based at a UK think-tank. In this blog she shares her personal reflections from the recent Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) on the political economy of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), considering the wider implications for our understanding of Global Health. Last week the elite of … Read more »

Optimism meets realism: the politics of technology and innovation in global health security

Posted in articles by and on April 4, 2018

There exists a tension between the optimism and promise of new technologies, and the reality of working in low resource environments. This tension has an important bearing in global health security, where there is an urgent need to guide and operationalise technological innovations for individual and collective health security. However, … Read more »