Dr Fatim Lakha
MBChB MPH MD MRCGP MFFP FFPH
I trained in medicine at Glasgow University and am a trained GP with a specialist interest in reproductive and sexual health and a consultant in Public Health Medicine. I have clinical and academic experience in primary care, secondary care, drug development, epidemiology, biostatistics and health technology assessment.
During a fellowship with the Contraceptive Development Network, funded by MRC and DFID I completed my doctorate of medicine (MD) at the University of Edinburgh titled "Increasing choice and use of contraception". I also hold a master's degree with distinction in Public health research from the University of Edinburgh and a Masters in Health Technology Assessment with distinction from the University of Glasgow.
I am a reviewer for the Journal of Public Health (UK) and the Child Development and Mental Health Journal of Rajanagarindra Institute of Child Development (Thailand). I am an Honorary Consultant in Public Health and Health Policy at Public Health England
I have taught postgraduates on the Masters in Public Health Research course; The Masters in Family Medicine and the Master in Global Public Health at the University of Edinburgh, UK and have taught fourth year medical undergraduates at Thammasat University, Thailand.
My research interests include capacity building in LMICs, health systems improvement and analysis, women's health, health technology assessment and communicable disease.
My current body of research includes providing medical and epidemiological expertise to a programme of work establishing biopharmaceutical and animal vaccine capacity in Thailand and neighbouring South-East Asian countries.