Miss Blanca Anton

Research Assistant

United Kingdom

Blanca joined LSHTM as a Research Assistant in November 2022 after completing her MSc in Health and International Development at the London School of Economics. She has a background in health communication and previous work experience with OHCHR, UNICEF, and UNDP.


Department of Population Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Blanca is a tutor for the courses ‘Design & Analysis of Epidemiological Studies (DANES)’, ‘Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health (STEPH)’, and the distance learning course ‘Writing and Reviewing Epidemiological Papers’. She is also a deputy module organiser for the course 'Planetary Health in Practice'.


Blanca’s work focuses on the health co-benefits of climate mitigation actions and she is part of the Pathfinder Initiative and the WinWindow research project. She also worked on a project with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) on climate and health financing.

Research Area
Climate change
Environmental health
Public health
Planetary health
Social and structural determinants of health
Health policy
Population health

Selected Publications

Pathways to a healthy net-zero future: report of the Lancet Pathfinder Commission.
WHITMEE, S; GREEN, R; Belesova, K; HASSAN, S; Cuevas, S; MURAGE, P; PICETTI, R; Clercq-Roques, R; MURRAY, K; FALCONER, J; ANTON, B; REYNOLDS, T; SHARMA WADDINGTON, H; HUGHES, RC; Spadaro, J; Aguilar Jaber, A; Saheb, Y; Campbell-Lendrum, D; Cortés-Puch, M; Ebi, K; Huxley, R; Mazzucato, M; Oni, T; De Paula, N; Peng, G; ... HAINES, A.
Place-based capacity building to enhance resilience in tropical countries
Iñiguez-Gallardo, V; Campbell, D; Castellanos, EJ; Haryanto, B; Tume, SJ P; Rahman, MS; Weber, E; BORGHI, J; Cuevas Garcia-Dorado, S; ANTON, B;
One earth
Accountability for carbon emissions and health equity.
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
MICS Methodological Paper No. 11, 2021, Menstrual Hygiene Management - Evidence from the 6th round of MICS
ANTON, B; Kim, W; Nair, A; Wang, E;
Menstrual Hygiene Management - Evidence from the 6th round of MICS
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