Jeroen Ensink MSc PhD

Senior Lecturer Public Health Engineering

Jeroen Ensink's Background

I have a MSc in water resource management from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and completed my PhD at the Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases (ITD) at the LSHTM.

From 1998 to 2006 I worked for the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and India on projects investigating the impact of (agricultural) water management on human health.

I was employed by the LSHTM in 2006 in the Environmental Health Group and work on the use of wastewater in agriculture and broadly on the health impact of water supply and sanitation in developing countries.



Jeroen Ensink's Affiliation

Jeroen Ensink's Teaching

Jeroen is the ITD course director for the MSc Public Health in Developing Countries, and together with Prof Cairncross co-organises the module Tropical Environmental Health. He provides lecturers on diarrhoea control, water supply, sanitation, hygiene, water scarcity and wastewater use, and water management for vector control on different modules.

He is the supervisor of Frank Mng'ong'o and Prince Anti-Agyei. Frank is conducting his PhD research in Tanzania on: household drinking water quality improvements; impact and acceptability of using Moringa oleifera and tippy taps in rural Tanzania. Prince is conducting his research in Ghana on the use of poor quality water in Agriculture.


Research areas

  • Helminths
  • Hygiene
  • Sanitation
  • Water


  • Engineering
  • Epidemiology
  • Operational research
  • Parasitology

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Diarrhoeal diseases


  • South Asia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
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