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Morgon Banks

BSc MSc

Research Fellow
in Disability and Global Health

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Morgon Banks is a Research Fellow in Disability and Global Health at the International Centre for Evidence in Disability (ICED) at LSHTM. Since joining ICED after the completion of her MSc in 2013, Morgon has been involved in a number of desk- and field-based projects on disability in low and middle income countries. Her main research interests are improving access to social protection and health services for people with disabilities. Areas of expertise include qualitative methods and systematic reviews, although future projects will focus more on quantitative methods. 

Morgon is completing a staff PhD on disability-inclusive social protection systems in Nepal and Vietnam. 

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Clinical Research

Centres

Evidence on Disability

Teaching

Morgon is a MSc project supervisor and teaches on the the MSc module Global Disability and Health.

Research

Morgon is a mixed methods researcher working on a number of projects on disability. Her main focus, which is the topic for her PhD, is on disability-inclusive social protection systems.

Other recent research projects include:

  • Inclusion of children with disabilities in child protection programmes in Malawi and Uganda
  • Access of children with disabilities to education in Nepal and Malawi
  • Barriers to uptake of health and rehabilitation services for people with disabilities
  • Economic costs of exclusion and gains of inclusion of people with disabiities in low and middle income countries
Research Area
Statistical methods
Systematic reviews
Global Health
Mixed methods
Qualitative methods
Disease and Health Conditions
Disability
Country
Malawi
Nepal
Vietnam
Region
East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
Least developed countries: UN classification
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)