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Shaun is a pharmacist by profession and a health systems researcher with interest in health policy and systems research in low-resource settings. He has co-developed and led several successful programs including an innovative and scaled up model of primary-level integrated chronic care services and a health systems strengthening initiative. Shaun is passionate about health policy and systems research and capacity development. His research research has been funded by different funders following competitive processes, which aims at exploring how pharmaceutical interventions can be used safely, appropriately and equitably at all levels.


Research interests

Shaun's research is highly interdisciplinary, and uses methods from the social sciences, public health, clinical medicine, and epidemiology on the following topics

  • Health systems and policy analysis
  • Evidence-informed policymaking
  • Capacity assessments and strengthening

Supervision interests

Open to accepting PhD students who are interested to pursue research in public health, evidence synthesis or healthcare services research that focuses on the needs of people living with non-communicable diseases.

Please get in touch via email for preliminary discussions on potential PhD projects. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Research area keywords

  • Evidence synthesis
  • Public Health
  • aged care

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