Research Degree Student
15-17 Tavistock Place
Rebecca is a research degree student in the department of Global health and development. She joined LSHTM in 2022. She has over a decade’s experience in public health research. Rebecca has a Master of Public Health degree (Health economics specialisation) from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana.
Rebecca’s PhD. researched is aimed at measuring and valuing adolescent’s quality of life in the context of a school-based multi-component menstrual health intervention – MENISCUS – in Uganda. Using the profile case best-worst scaling method, she will conduct a choice experiment to estimate utility tariffs for a preference-based quality of life measure for children and adolescents in Uganda. She will also assess the impact of MENISCUS on adolescent girls’ quality of life.
Her research work prior to joining LSHTM focused on economic evaluations, assessment of household air pollution exposures and associated health impact and household clean energy use and adoption.