The 2022 call for IHP Correspondents was released as part of the IHP Network initiative to provide an opportunity to young researchers from different regions and continents to contribute to the global health policy & HPSR discourse and participate in setting the agenda, by sharing their ideas and opinions in the form of blogs and featured articles.
This year’s IHP correspondents (7 in total) will contribute to the global health policy & health systems debate and participate in setting the agenda, by sharing their ideas and opinions in the form of blogs and featured articles.
Ghislaine Ouedraogo-Ametchie is an Emerging Voices for Global Health Alumna (2020). She is an African social scientist and public health specialist working on health system strengthening through health policy advocacy, strategic partnership building and research. Ghislaine’s work is at the intersection of maternal health and malaria elimination.
Hoda K. Hassan is a public health professional, has an MPH from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and is also a pharmacist. She is passionate to improve the health and well-being of populations in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean region . You can follow her on @Hoda3011.
Lea Kilenga Masamo is a patient advocate with 9 years professional experience in patient centered global health advocacy with a focus on Sickle Cell and NCDs in LMICs. She advocates and informs health systems, policy and research in the meaningful involvement of affected, vulnerable communities. She is the founder and CEO of Africa Sickle Cell Organization and sits at the ‘Our Views, Our Voices’ initiative for meaningful involvement of people living with NCDs advisory committee at the NCD Alliance. Lea is currently pursuing a MSc Global Health Delivery at the University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda.
Manoj Kumar Pati is a public health professional with more than 10 years of experience in health systems research and program implementation. He has years of experience in leading implementation research and population-based randomized controlled trial programs. He holds a Master of Public Health in health systems and is currently pursuing his PhD. in medical social sciences from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His expertise lies in designing, implementing and ensuring quality improvement techniques for improved health care. He brings experience in the organisation of chronic care systems especially at the primary healthcare level. He currently leads the knowledge management portfolio at KHPT, Bengaluru and holds an interest in space science and planetary health besides public health.
Sreenidhi Sreekumar is a doctoral research fellow at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology in Kerala, India. His research focuses on primary healthcare and health equity, especially for marginalised social groups. He is an EV alumnus of the 2020 cohort.
Vivek N.D. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Law, Mahindra University, Hyderabad, India where he teaches Political Science. He is pursuing his PhD from the Department of Political Science at the University of Hyderabad. His PhD study focuses on the politics of global health governance and policy making by comparing India and South Africa. Twitter- @viveknenmini