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Kit Chan

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Kit
Last name
Chan
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Dr Kit Chan is a Reader at the Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh. Her research has primarily focused on health policy evaluation and improving estimates of non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), especially in China and Africa. She is a founding member of the Global Health Epidemiological Reference Group (GHERG), and has contributed to the World Health Organization's Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG). She has also worked with Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) of the Global Forum for Health Research on the development and implementation of the crowdsourcing-based methodology for setting research priorities in global health (the 'CHNRI methodology').

Working Groups: Health and Wellbeing

 

Areas of Interest
Economics and Social Sciences
Institution/Company
University of Edinburgh
Key words
global health, health research, low and middle income countries, non-communicable diseases, health policy, China

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