Ms Dorothy Boggs


Research Fellow


Keppel Street
United Kingdom


Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Clinical Research


Centre for Global Chronic Conditions
Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)
Centre for Global Mental Health
Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre


I teach on the Global Disability and Health course, and lead seminars for Fundamentals of Global Mental Health, Introduction to Epidemiology, and Statistics for Epidemiology courses.

I was the Academic team MOOC coordinator for the development of LSHTM ICED’s Global Health and Disability massive online open course (MOOC).

I am also a personal tutor for MSc Global Mental Health students and a MSc summer project supervisor. I have supervised the following MSc student summer project thesis topics:

  • Mixed methods study of facility-based birth registration in two hospitals in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (2017, part of ENAP metrics project)
  • A system level analysis of the human resource crisis in the rehabilitation sector in Tanzania (2017)
  • A review of facility-based birth registration initiatives and innovations in low and middle income countries (2018, part of ENAP metrics project)
  • Plans for Low Vision services in 21 countries: A Review of National Blindness plans and interviews with Eye Care Professionals (2020)

Selected Publications

Survey of women's report for 33 maternal and newborn indicators: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study
Ameen S; Siddique AB; Peven K; Rahman QS-U; Day LT; Shabani J; KC A; Boggs D; Shamba D; Tahsina T
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Estimating assistive product need in Cameroon and India: results of population-based surveys and comparison of self-report and clinical impairment assessment approaches.
Boggs D; Kuper H; Mactaggart I; Murthy G; Oye J; Polack S
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
Counting on birth registration: mixedmethods research in two EN-BIRTH study hospitals in Tanzania
Reed S; Shabani J; Boggs D; Salim N; Ng'unga S; Day L; Peven K; Kong S; Ruysen H; Jackson D
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Rating early child development outcome measurement tools for routine health programme use.
Boggs D; Milner KM; Chandna J; Black M; Cavallera V; Dua T; Fink G; Kc A; Grantham-McGregor S; Hamadani J
Archives of disease in childhood
\"Every Newborn-BIRTH\" protocol: observational study validating indicators for coverage and quality of maternal and newborn health care in Bangladesh, Nepal and Tanzania.
Day LT; Ruysen H; Gordeev VS; Gore-Langton GR; Boggs D; Cousens S; Moxon SG; Blencowe H; Baschieri A; Rahman AE
Journal of global health
Abstract Book
Boggs D; Urseau I
Prosthetics and orthotics international
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