Karen Grépin’s research focuses on the economics and politics of health service delivery in developing countries, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. She is interested in exploring these issues using multiple disciplinary methodologies. She has worked and traveled throughout Africa, most recently in Ghana and Ethiopia. Grépin has been a consultant to a number of international health organizations, including the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She also maintains a well-read global health blog (http://karengrepin.blogspot.com/). Grépin has published research articles on the organization of neglected tropical diseases control programs, including the future on onchocerciasis control in Africa and the integration of mass drug administration programs. She has forthcoming articles on the impact of a maternal health initiative in Ghana on health service utilization, the role of health development assistance in strengthening health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa, and human resources for health.

 

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