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Emily Eldred

BA MA

Research Assistant

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Emily joined the Global Health and Development Department in September 2019. She currently works as a researcher within the Child Protection Research Group on the Child-friendly Catholic Schools Study in Zimbabwe. She has a multidisciplinary background in Geography (BA), International Development (MA) and Public Health, with particular experience conducting qualitative field research in Moshi, Tanzania and Delhi, India. Emily has prior experience in project implementation and management overseas, including working for an NGO that provides health services for children with cleft in Ethiopia. 

Her main research interests include child health and child protection in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), focusing particularly on addressing barriers to accessing interventions for children with disabilities. 

Affiliations

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
Department of Global Health and Development

Research

Emily currently works on the Child-friendly Catholic Schools Study (CCSS-Z), a mixed-methods study evaluating the effectiveness of a school-based child protection intervention. She supports both the quantitative and qualitative components of the study, working closely with the study leads and partners. 

Emily is also undertaking a staff PhD, linked to CCSS-Z, which will aim to examine the effectiveness of the intervention for children with disabilities. 

Research Area
Child health
Complex interventions
Health inequalities
Public health
Systematic reviews
Global Health
Mixed methods
Implementation research
Qualitative methods
Violence
Discipline
Epidemiology
Social Sciences
Disease and Health Conditions
Disability
Region
Least developed countries: UN classification